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Child and Family Studies Department

Child and Family Studies Department : Elementary Teacher Education

Elementary Teacher Education

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Associate of Arts for Transfer (AA-T) in Elementary Teacher Education

The program in Elementary Teacher Education leads to an Associate of Arts in Elementary Teacher Education, and includes coursework that is transferable to CSU/UC. This AA-T degree consists of a three pronged interdisciplinary approach to prepare students who have a goal of becoming a teacher, from transitional kindergarten (TK) through sixth grade.

Students gain knowledge from coursework in the following disciplines: Child development, education, and general education. Students gain first-hand experience of the teaching profession early in their undergraduate careers.

Check out our programs brochure Here


DID YOU KNOW?

  • There is a critical shortage of teachers?
  • There are 43,000 teacher vacancies advertised throughout California (L.A. Times, Feb. 2016)
  • The average elementary school teacher has a starting salary of $53,760 per year (Bureau of Labors Statistics)

 

ELEMENTARY TEACHER EDUCATION AA-T

Is a strong foundation for careers in:

  • Transitional kindergarten (TK) teacher
  • Kindergarten teacher
  • Elementary school teacher
  • Special education teacher,
  • Administrative/ leadership positions in elementary schools.

For more information about the Elementary Education program, contact Veronica Allen, Assistant Professor, Education/Child Development, 818.364.7809.

 

You can also contact Janice Silver, Child and Family Studies Department Chair, 818.364.7714.

 

To Enroll in the Program

Apply Here

Contact Us

Department Chair
Janice Silver

818-364-7714

SilverJG@lamission.edu

Department Vice-Chair
Patricia Rodriguez

818-364-7670

RodrigPS@lamission.edu

Child Development Center Director
Diane Stein

818-364-7865

SteinDB@lamission.edu

Department Secretary
Richard Lam

818-364-7722

LamRQ@lamission.edu

Education and Child Development Faculty
Veronica Allen

818-364-7809

AllenVV@lamission.edu

Child Development Faculty
Lilamani De Silva

818-364-7673

DesilvLP@lamission.edu

Child Development Faculty
Rita Grigoryan

818-364-7860

GrigorR@lamission.edu

Family and Consumer Studies Faculty
Ivet Bazikyan

818-833-3422

BazikyI@lamission.edu