Why choose elementary education at North Central College?
You’ll learn with the best of the best professors—people who demonstrate what great teaching means every day. As an elementary education major you’ll rack up 50 more hours of field experience than required by the State of Illinois. This additional experience will boost your teaching skills and confidence and strengthen your position in the job market. It will help you become a world-class educator who inspires young people to achieve their best.
You can also:
- Student-teach in a variety of settings, from high-need schools in Chicago and Aurora to nationally recognized schools in and around Naperville.
- Gain a special education endorsement through the new concentration in Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I).
- Connect with working teachers and administrators who enjoy mentoring the next generation of teachers.
- Study in an education department that’s fully accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education, which uses National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards to assess the programs offered at North Central College.