Elon's School of Education has as its primary focus the development of outstanding teachers and the promotion of health and wellness. The school prides itself in a student-oriented, evidence-based philosophy of teaching, early and continuous field experiences, and national accreditations of its programs.
The School of Education is the administrative unit for undergraduate programs in early childhood education, elementary education, middle grades education and special education. The graduate program offers the M.Ed. degree with concentrations in elementary education, special education, and gifted education.
The teacher education program in the School of Education also administers K-12 licensure in the areas of music, Spanish, and physical education/health, and secondary/high school licensure in the areas of English, mathematics, science (biology, chemistry and physics) and social studies (history).
In addition, the School of Education houses the Elon Teaching Fellows program, the Elon Academy, faculty in health, physical education and wellness, the Curriculum Resources Center, and the Office of Education Outreach.
Local high school students in the university’s college access and success program moved to campus over the weekend for a month of classes and activities that will help them pursue dreams of a college degree.
The associate professor of education received the 2013 Periclean Award for Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility for her work to improve the literacy skills of children struggling with reading.
Marty Erskine G’11 is the AIG Specialist for Lawsonville Elementary and Sandy Ridge Elementary schools in Stokes County, N.C and was recently named Teacher of the Year.
The one-hour school receptions allowed students to introduce parents to faculty mentors, laugh with friends and share their plans for life after tomorrow’s Commencement ceremony.
When Staci, Kristi and Suzanne Scott receive their degrees on May 25, they will be the first triplets to ever graduate from Elon University in the same class year.
Lauren Johnson and Sarah Neuhauser will each receive $21,900 annual scholarships for their junior and senior years as they also work toward teacher licensure.