A teacher is someone who sees a child as a unique person and encourages individual talent and strengths.
A teacher looks beyond each child’s face and sees inside their souls.
A teacher is someone with a special touch and a ready smile who takes the time to listen to both sides and always tried to be fair.
A teacher has a caring heart that respects and understands.
A teacher is someone who can look past disruption and rebellion, and recognize hurt and pain.
A teacher teaches the entire child and helps to build confidence and raise self-esteem.
A teacher makes a difference in each child’s life and affects each family and the future of us all.
Purpose and Goals of the Department of EducationThe programs are designed to prepare teachers for certification in Seventh-day Adventist church schools and in public school systems, as well as for graduate study in education and related fields. The unit’s conceptual framework is built on the theme--”Holistic Preparation of Teachers for Service in a Multicultural Society” and provides the framework for the teaching and assessment systems. The fifteen conceptual framework outcomes are clearly identified in every aspect of teaching and of the assessment system to help students gain knowledge, skills, and dispositions to become effective teachers.
Majors & Minors Offered
Biology EducationElementary EducationEnglish Language Arts EducationHealth/Physical Education Teaching P-12Mathematics EducationMusic: Instrumental Education P-12Music: Vocal/Choral Education P-12Religious EducationSocial Science Education
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