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What You Learn

  • Learn to effectively teach children in a multicultural, inclusive school environment
  • Focus on an academic content area or second major in English, mathematics, history, Spanish or the sciences
  • Apply best practices in education, including proven methods for lesson planning and assessment
  • Enrich your understanding of human cognition, behavior and diverse learning styles
  • Create instructional activities for children at varying developmental levels
  • Get valuable fieldwork/clinical experience and build a professional network
  • Become part of Kean's legacy as a leader in teacher training and benefit from the College of Education's long-standing commitment to quality teacher education

You can also pursue your teaching degree at Kean Ocean in Toms River.

Program Options:

B.A. in Elementary Education K-6/Teacher of Students with Disabilities

B.A. Elementary Education K-6/5-8/Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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Kean offers many opportunities, including the Leadership Institute, which expanded my public speaking and leadership skills. I feel confident to not only go out and work in my field, but to be great at what I do."

Dawn DeMarco
B.A. in Elementary Education/Math
Elementary Education/Math Major Dawn DeMarco '19

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Half of the recent New Jersey Teacher of the Year winners are Kean alumni

Top 30%

Kean alumni are among the highest-paid teachers in the nation

85%

Job placement rate for Kean’s College of Education graduates

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Accreditation

Since 1955, Kean’s College of Education has earned accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Notably, only one-third of the schools that produce teachers in the United States and New Jersey earn this accreditation.

CAEP advances equity and excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning.

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