Our students are committed to transforming lives, educating learners of all ability levels, and reaching students at a young age to set them on a pathway to success.
Students in our Education minor are constant innovators, dedicated researchers, and promoters of social justice.
With a focus on evidence-based best practices, this minor provides the skills you need to meet the needs of all students in your classroom.
(four credits per course; 20 credits total)
- *EDUC 156 Schools in an Era of Change (freshman or sophomore year)
- *GEDUC 460 Teaching Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom (junior year)
Three of the following courses:
- *GEDUC 461 Social Studies, Science, and the Arts in the Elementary Classroom
- *GEDUC 464 Reading and Language Arts for the Early Childhood and Elementary Classroom
- *GEDUC 467 Math for the Early Childhood and Elementary Classroom
- * SPND 446 Learners with Special Needs (or other approved special education course)
* includes fieldwork.
(20 credits total; four credits per course, unless otherwise noted )
- EDUC 156 Schools in an Era of Change
- RDG 410 Multisensory Structured Language Strategies for Reading
- SPND 422 Differentiating Educational Strategies Using Technology Across the Curriculum
- SPND 444 Special Education Law (2 credits)
- SPND 445 IEP Development (2 credits)
- SPND 446 Learners with Special Needs
So you know that Simmons is a great place to be, you've learned about our programs, maybe even come for a visit...now you're ready to apply! Let's get started.
- Associate Professor of Practice of Education and Director of the NECC Program
- Assistant Professor of Education
- Associate Professor of Practice of Education
- Associate Professor
- Adjunct Faculty
- Associate Professor of Social Work