2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog

Teaching and Learning


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The Department of Teaching and Learning consists of dedicated faculty with extensive teaching experience. We offer programs that prepare educators to embrace equity, model and foster inquiry, and utilize innovative practices that engage students and support them in reaching their fullest potential.
We serve current and prospective teachers who seek licensure, endorsements, certificates, and/or graduate-level study.

Courses of Study Offered

The Department of Teaching and Learning (T&L) offers unique opportunities for both preservice and in-service teachers. We offer Inclusive Early Childhood Education; Elementary and Secondary Initial License Certificate programs. Our secondary education content areas are English, World Languages, and Social Studies. Those interested in secondary Math and Science will complete the UCCSTeach program, an inquiry-based program modeled after the highly successful UTeach program. Our Alternative Licensure Program (ALP) is offered for secondary licensure (English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and World Languages) with online course availability and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction option.

Mission

We prepare teachers, leaders, and counselors who embrace equity, inquiry, and innovation.

Goals

  • Embrace equity, diversity, and social justice
  • Ensure high-quality preparation of education and counseling professionals
  • Engage in research-based inquiry and practice
  • Provide continual professional growth opportunities
  • Infuse and enhance the use of technology
  • Collaborate with campus and community partners to effect change
  • Work across college and university to optimize efficiency and effectiveness

Faculty

  • Professor: Mark Malone (Chair)
  • Associate Professors: Barbara Frye (Associate Dean), Leslie Grant, Christi Kasa, Pat McGuire, Monica Yoo
  • Assistant Professors: Katie Anderson-Pence, Grant Clayton, Lissanna Follari, Scott Kupferman, Kathleen Randolph, Kylie Swanson, Ji Hyun Oh 
  • Senior Instructors: Linda Button, (Assistant Chair), Timothy Callahan, Beth Cutter
  • Instructors: Mary Hanson, Kassy Lopez

Programs of Study

Degrees and Licensures

Endorsements and Certificates

Visit our website for more information on the endorsement and certificate programs.

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