Distance Learning Center
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Distance Learning Center
Fact Sheet Details
Do you like working with young children? Do you love watching their faces as they learn new words and discover new ideas?
If so, you may be a prime candidate to earn an elementary education degree in UW-Superior's Teacher Education Program.
Here's the good news -- most of the courses for the elementary education major can be completed online.
(Note: Students are required to complete their student teaching requirement in Wisconsin, or adjacent areas of Minnesota traditionally served by the University of Wisconsin - Superior.)
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Flexible: Online classes let you study at a time of day that works for you.
Personal: you get individual attention from faculty members.
Innovative: UWS was among the first teacher training schools in Wisconsin to introduce the concept of kindergarten, and our tradition of innovation continues to this day.
Coursework is directed by faculty members in the Teacher Education Program, all of whom have public school teaching experience.
Each student has an advisor to guide course selection and choosing a minor or second major.
Scholarships just for distance education students can reduce the cost of earning your degree at UW-Superior.
Many resources are available on-line through the Jim Dan Hill Library at the University of Wisconsin- Superior.
Each Elementary Education major completes a teaching minor as part of their degree program. The following minors can be completed through UW-Superior's Distance Learning Center:
The Elementary Education Distance Learning Degree can be completed primarily through online studies.
Students are expected to complete their student teaching requirement in K-12 schools near their local area during regular school hours. Two required courses in Health and Human Performance must be completed in Superior and are offered concurrently each summer in a three-week block.
Students must also travel to Superior for a student teaching interview, a student teaching orientation, and three one-day student teaching seminars. All students are required to complete a semester of fulltime student teaching arranged through the 's Office of Field Experiences.
UW-Superior's Teacher Education Program offers a challenging curriculum, involving work with children in your local community and as a student teacher or teaching intern.
The program prepares students for licensure in Wisconsin and is acceptable for licensure in many other states.
UW-Superior has more than 100 years of experience in preparing teachers and over 30 years in delivering degree programs at a distance. Our Teacher Education Program enjoys an excellent reputation for quality and innovation. Graduates are highly regarded by their employers.
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