Primary plus is the new elementary education certification, a streamlined, full-time program running from June to April. Graduates will leave the program with string foundational abilities in teaching reading, math, science, and social studies to children ages 4-9 in prekindergarten and K-4 elementary classrooms.
To help prepare students and give them an understanding of academic content and child development in diverse, inclusive settings, the program includes multiple classroom experiences comprised of:
Primary plus students come from all types of backgrounds. All you need is a bachelor’s degree and completion of all required prerequisite courses to get a jump start on admissions requirements. So who are the kinds of students attracted to this program? Find out more about a few: Maggie Gannon, Emily Izzo, and Beth Rimkus.
Graduates of the primary plus program can earn 18 additional credits and receive their: 1) master of education (MEd) degree in either early childhood education or elementary education (online program) 2) or a master of science (MS) degree in applied developmental psychology.
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