Valerie Tanner, M.Ed.
Chair, Undergraduate Programs
Office: Tower Hall Room 3103
Phone: (218) 723-5992
The College of St. Scholastica's Teacher Education Program is nationally accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).
Major and minor
A non-licensure program for alternative educational careers
Students completing this major or minor will have the opportunity to complete coursework with Education majors and students enrolled in licensure programs while completing coursework in other areas. This provides students with a strong background in educational techniques and experience in a classroom setting for those who do not require teacher licensure.
This program supports career exploration for those following a field of study allied with education. This may include the following:
- Those who wish to operate and manage children's homes
- Students who seek to own and operate an in-home day care center
- Healthcare students whose profession involves educating patients and their families
- Students who plan to be involved in the ministry of religious education
- Individuals who hope to learn how to effectively home school their children
- Those who aspire to be college professors
- International students who may have different needs when teaching in a different country
Applying to the major
Students apply to this major during the spring of their sophomore year. Once enrolled, students should contact their advisor.
Students must take 8 credits of teaching methods course work from the following:
- Ojibwe Language and Culture
In addition, students will need 16 more credits of upper division course work from the School of Education (courses numbered 3000 or greater). For the Bachelor of Arts degree in Educational Studies student shall:
- Satisfactorily complete the CSS general education program
- Fulfill all general College graduation requirements
- 35 credits of study within the School of Education's offerings
- 26 of the 35 credits must be completed at CSS
- Complete with an overall and EDU 2.0 grade point average