make a difference with an education degree

When you graduate from the Education program at the Hamilton Holt School, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students. According to Florida Department of Education projections, the demand for teachers will remain strong in the foreseeable future as Baby Boomers continue to retire. And with Rollins degree in Education, you’ll be eligible to earn Florida Professional Teacher Certification.

Our Education graduates are in great demand with area principals and are regularly named "Teacher of the Year" at their schools. Because they leave Rollins with the highest quality training for the classroom and a lifelong support network, they consistently make us proud.

curriculum

The Rollins Evening Elementary Education major is rich in both theory and practice, giving teacher candidates many opportunities for classroom experience before graduation. Our experienced, talented, and enthusiastic Rollins faculty work closely with area teachers and administrators to create a seamless transition from coursework to clinical work.

The Elementary Education major requires sixteen (16) courses and a semester of supervised student teaching. (Students seeking certification in selected secondary [6–12] subjects must schedule an appointment with Director of Teacher Education Scott Hewit by contacting him at shewit@rollins.edu or 407-646-2300.)

Core Courses

EDU 271 School and Society

EDU 272 Educational Psychology

EDU 280 Diversity in American Education

EDU 324 Curriculum and Educational Assessment for Diverse Learners

Student Teaching

EDU 490 Student Teaching: Elementary

EDU 470 Seminar in Classroom Management

A teaching internship in the area in which the student is to be certified is required.

Requirements for the Secondary Education Minor

Students seeking certification in selected secondary (6-12) subjects must see Scott Hewit, Director of Teacher Education, for advisement before being admitted to the Teacher Education Program. They must then complete the major in Music, English, or International Affairs.

Core Courses

EDU 271 School and Society

EDU 272 Educational Psychology

EDU 280 Diversity in American Education

EDU 324 Curriculum and Educational Assessment for Diverse Learners

Students seeking secondary certification and who are approved for Student Teaching must enroll in EDU 491, Student Teaching: Secondary. The Student Teaching experience consists of placement as a full-time student teacher for a 14-week period in an approved area school. All student teachers must also take EDU 470, Seminar in Classroom Management, with the student teaching experience. Students seeking certification must pass all sections of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE), including the General Knowledge Test (GK), the Professional Education Exam (PED), and Subject Area Exam (SAE), prior to graduation.

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