The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811
TTY/TDD: (218) 723-6790
Brenda Fischer, Ed.D.
Tower Hall, Room 3103
56 core credits + 20 content credits
The program's curriculum is designed to comply with recent (2012) changes in licensure requirements.
Students in the elementary education program spend substantial and continuous time in local schools beginning with their initial class through their senior year of student teaching. In addition to developing the skills need to become effective educators, this gives students an opportunity early in their education to be sure teaching at the elementary level is the right choice. Excellent local schools, both public and private, are happy to work with St. Scholastica students.
" I decided to come to CSS to pursue the education program because I heard about the Native Teacher Program, which was a great fit for me since I want be an Ojibwe language teacher at the tribal school on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Reservation. I like all of the activities that we do in the education methods classes -- for example, we often work in small groups and teach lessons that we developed prior to class. This activity is most helpful in my learning process because it requires me to think through my planning more thoroughly than I might if I were just writing up a theoretical lesson and submitting it."
– Summer Gokey, ‘14