Elementary education is about expanding and inspiring young minds.
Elementary school teachers contribute to the growth and development of the next generation of young people.
Kean elementary education students can choose to focus in a content area or pursue a second major in a subject that reflects their individual interests.
In this program, students also earn an endorsement and valuable insight into teaching students with disabilities that will set them apart from the competition in the job market.
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."
At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere, and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.
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Half of the recent New Jersey Teacher of the Year winners are Kean alumni
Kean alumni are among the highest-paid teachers in the nation
#1 in New Jersey
Kean is the largest producer of teachers in New Jersey
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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