EOU’s undergraduate initial teacher preparation in elementary education spans two years, pairing coursework alongside practical classroom experiences every term and culminates with full time student teaching. The program prepares candidates for an Oregon teaching license with two endorsements, Elementary – Multiple Subjects and ESOL, in a cohort setting, building a strong sense of community among students, faculty and staff.
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Students preparing to teach elementary grades are required to complete a major in Multidisciplinary Studies, a major in Elementary Education and a concentration in English for Speakers of Other Languages. Review the academic checklist below for detail.
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Early Bird Deadline: February 3, 2020
Final Deadline: March 2, 2020
“The experienced professors were very supportive, offering advice to not only better my learning as a future teacher, but as a lifetime student and learner. I owe great thanks and appreciation towards EOU in pairing me up with my practicum and student teaching placements.”
Grand View, Idaho
The undergraduate Elementary Education program is available onsite in La Grande, Gresham and Ontario.
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Eastern Oregon University’s teacher preparation programs are accredited through Oregon’s Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC).
The Master of Arts in Teaching Program is a 10-month program that prepares students to obtain a preliminary Oregon license with an endorsement in either Elementary-Multiple Subjects or a Secondary-Single Subject. The program is a hybrid of online and on-campus coursework, allowing students to live and student-teach throughout Oregon.
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