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Education (Minor)

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Overview

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  • Do you want to teach at the high school level?
  • Do you want to teach in special education?  
  • Do you want to be a literacy coachparaprofessional, or school counselor?

Our minor in education positions students (who major in another academic field) for further study at the graduate level in a number of fields related to education.  Our graduates are prepared to apply for a Master of Arts in Teaching program in early childhood education, elementary education,  secondary education, and special education. Our graduates are also well prepared to enter other graduate programs in education, such as a Master of Arts in School Counseling or a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.

As with all of our education programs, our courses provide a core of knowledge, skills and field-based experiences and include performance assessments designed to demonstrate a teacher’s ability to impact student learning.

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Featured Courses

EDCC 220 Foundations of Education EDTE 301 Classroom Management EDTE 321 Reading Materials EDCC 330 Education of Exceptional Children and Youth EDCC 340 Teaching and Learning


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Career Paths

Career possibilities after completion of a graduate degree include:

  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Early Childhood Education Teacher
  • School Counselor
  • Paraprofessional Educator

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Accreditation

All School of Education programs are approved by the DC State Education Agency, Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), and meet requirements for state certification.

Trinity’s initial-license and advanced-level Education programs are accredited by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).


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