This professional admission program leads to an Arizona Elementary Teaching Certificate for grades K-8 with an endorsement once all certification requirements are complete. During all four semesters of the program, you work in schools with diverse populations of children and teachers who are invested in supporting new teachers.
Make a difference in the lives of dual-language youth by majoring in Elementary Education with a bilingual endorsement. Elementary educators with a bilingual endorsement help bilingual students gain a foundational footing in core subjects. In addition to a Bachelor of Arts in Education, students in the program also earn an Elementary Certificate K-8 with a bilingual endorsement to teach in English and Spanish. This credential allows them to teach in bilingual or dual-language classrooms or traditional settings. Courses, required practicum and student teaching are held at local school sites, where students gain firsthand experience connecting theory and practice through fieldwork. At the elementary school, they immerse themselves in Spanish and gain teaching experience with diverse language learners.