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Middle School Education

Ignite your passion for teaching early adolescents as they journey through the critical and foundation-shaping middle school years.

Our dual-certification Middle School Education program will prepare you to lead and educate students in grades 5-9. Through coursework and real-world teaching opportunities, you will build a core of foundational knowledge and insight that will allow you to educate middle school students in thoughtful and compassionate ways using the most current and relevant teaching strategies.

You will be set up for career success in middle school education through the completion of our fully accredited program that includes a full-time student teaching experience along with robust and diverse field experiences in local schools beginning as early as your freshman year.

Our flexible program offers you the option to select two content areas of emphasis compatible with your interests and calling. Professors with real-world classroom experience provide guidance and mentorship as you hone your skills in instructional strategies and techniques, curriculum planning, and data-based decision making.

Combine your passion with your calling to make a difference in the lives of middle school students.

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Faculty

Department Chair

Eddie Noack, Ed.S.

Education Department Chair & Special Education Program Coordinator

Regular Faculty

Kelly Sutherland, Ed.D.

Professor of Education, Coordinator of Graduate Curriculum & Instruction Leadership Program

Eddie Noack, Ed.S.

Education Department Chair & Special Education Program Coordinator

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