Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Elementary Education

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Chonita Walker, M.Ed., Regent Graduate
Chonita Walker, M.Ed.
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Regent Graduate, 2010

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The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Elementary Education with Initial Licensure is a state approved teacher preparation program that leads to teacher certification in the state of Virginia in Elementary Education (PreK-6) upon the successful completion of all program requirements.

Literature pertaining to teaching in today's elementary classroom increasingly emphasizes the need for teachers to be equipped to perform multiple functions within the school setting. Lesson planning, assessment of educational materials, diagnosis of learning problems and evaluation of learning are just a few of the skills required of current educators. Upon completion of Regent's M.Ed. in Elementary Education Licensure Program, graduates will be highly qualified to demonstrate an understanding of the unique learning characteristics, needs and capabilities of PreK-6 students. Knowledge of the dimensions of learning and employment of appropriate teaching strategies are key focuses of the program.

M.Ed. in Elementary Education Highlights

Curriculum: View Elementary Education Courses & Descriptions
Length: 43 credit hours minimum.
Format: Eight-week courses delivered entirely face-to-face.
Results: Master of Education in Elementary Education degree & Highly Qualified - Recommended to the Virginia Department of Education for 5-year renewable PreK-6 Virginia License
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Features: Experience in the classroom through observations and student teaching, mentor support and an electronic portfolio to document professional skills.

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The Master of Education in Elementary Education will prepare you for K-6 teacher licensure with endorsement in elementary education.