At Roosevelt, you’ll build inclusive, engaging relationships with faculty, school practitioners and learners. Immerse yourself in diverse school and community cultures.
The early childhood education degree is ideal for students who don’t have an undergraduate major in education but aspire to transform schools and classrooms. The program nurtures social justice leadership and coaches candidates toward career success.
Teaching is a rewarding profession, but requires a lot of commitment and preparation. At Roosevelt, you can expect focused and practical assignments, engaging discussion, small group projects, and field experiences in diverse schools and classrooms.
In your final semester, you’ll complete a 15-week student teaching experience under the guidance of a mentor teacher and a university supervisor.
The master’s in early childhood education has a 100% pass rate on the edTPA, the capstone assessment for an Illinois teaching license. The program leads to an Illinois Early Childhood Teaching license and the Early Childhood Special Education Approval.
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