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Teacher Education Program

As of June 17, 2015, Randall's Teacher Education Degree Program is now accredited for teacher certification by the Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA).

Philosophy:

It is the philosophy of the School of Education that a liberal arts education and professional training will produce a teacher candidate who has academic and professional excellence, skill and the character to be a reflective teacher with the potential for educational leadership.

Mission Statement:

The School of Education’s mission reflects the holistic education mission of the University which promotes holistic education of all students and focuses on the intellectual, moral, social, and spiritual development of all students. The School of Education prepares reflective teachers who:

  1. display a love of learning,
  2. practice personal and professional integrity,
  3. demonstrate care and acceptance for all students, and
  4. have a spiritual commitment to their faith.

The School of Education is committed to the selection and preparation of future elementary and secondary teachers who reflect the spirit of the mission statement of the University.

Conceptual Framework

Randall University’s School of Education’s conceptual framework reflects CAEP/InTASC standards which require educators to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to work successfully with all students. (See page 8 of the Education Handbook for InTASC standards.)

The Unit endeavors to instill and nurture a set of unique knowledge, skills, and dispositions in students so they:

  1. display a love of learning,
  2. practice personal and professional integrity,
  3. demonstrate care and acceptance for all students, and
  4. have a spiritual commitment to their faith.

Bachelor of Science in Teacher Education (On Campus)

Elementary Emphasis (Accredited for Certification)

Secondary Emphasis

Social Studies (Accredited for Certification)

Math (Accredited for Certification)

English (Alternative Certification Only)

Business (Alternative Certification Only)

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"The wise also will hear and increase in learning, and the person of understanding will acquire skill and attain to sound counsel so that he may be able to steer his course rightly." (Proverbs 1:5)

Opportunities with a Teacher Education Degree:

Education degrees equip candidates with the knowledge, skills, and disposition to teach in public, private, and Christian schools, as well as the mission field. Randall's School of Education provides a B.S. in Teacher Education with concentrations in the following:

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education - Business Education*
  • Secondary Education - English Education*
  • Secondary Education - Math Education
  • Secondary Education - Social Studies Education

Find Out More:

Contact: Julie Curry
School of Education, Chair
Email - jcurry@ru.edu