Fast facts about the teacher preparation programs offered through the Educational Studies Department at Seton Hall.
- Nationally accredited by NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) including onsite review and candidate learning outcomes.
- The following programs are nationally recognized by their professional associations for their assessment of candidate learning and its influence on continued instruction: Elementary (ACEI); Special Education (CEC); English (NCTE); Math (NCTM); Social Studies (NCSS), and Science (NSTA).
- All elementary/special education majors are dually certified in both K-5 and special education (They are also eligible for a third teaching endorsement in early childhood.)
- All elementary/special education majors complete four internships, 8 weeks each, prior to a full semester of senior student teaching. The internships are in a range of grade levels, school and classroom types, and serving students with diverse needs.
- All secondary education majors earn an instructional teaching certificate in their content area such as math or English. They are eligible to earn a second certificate in special education.
- All secondary education majors complete a minimum of 2 internships, 8 weeks long, prior to a full semester of senior student teaching.
- We offer a highly competitive dual degree program—Bachelors of Education and a Masters in Speech Language Pathology—for those interested in combining the knowledge and skills associated with teaching and speech.
- Office of Field Placement and Supervision works with school districts to provide rich clinical experiences that allow interns and senior student teachers to learn about the broad range of a teacher’s responsibilities in today’s classrooms.
- Seton Hall offers a technology rich learning environment. 92.5% of
teacher education graduates in 2012-2013 report being able to
effectively integrate technology in their teaching (Program exit survey