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Education

Classroom teaching is a rewarding profession that enables articulate, caring, committed, and effective educators to help shape the lives and futures of diverse learners in an ever-changing world. The undergraduate teacher education programs at Elmira College assist initial teacher candidates in developing the content knowledge, teaching skills, and personal qualities necessary to promote and support student learning in elementary, middle, and secondary school classrooms.

With critical thinking, listening, and speaking as cornerstones, Elmira College’s teacher education curriculum is designed to equip candidates with the essential skills needed to plan, construct, and deliver compelling lessons; create and maintain caring, nurturing, inclusive, and supportive learning environments; meaningfully assess learner performance and use student learning data to inform, modify, and adapt future instruction; integrate and use established and emergent technologies for instructional and assessment purposes; and reflect upon instructional practice as a means of achieving professional growth.


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