Elementary Teacher

Educational Requirements.

Educational

  • Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education
  • Internship with student teaching
  • In some states: Masters Degree in Education

Liscensure

  • State teaching liscence
  • Mandatory standardized tests

Top Three Colleges for Elementary Education Career

Education College of University of Oregon

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Location

The University of Oregon is located in Eugene, OR which is the second largest city in Oregon. Eugene has a population of 157, 986 as of 2012. 20,809 students are enrolled in undergraduate programs in U of O. Eugene is a home of natural beauty and the arts and is open and welcoming to new residents and its student population.

College of Education Specifics

The College of Education provides degrees in and prepares students for careers in teaching, administration, researching and social sciences. The program is home to 427 full-time enrolled students, has 40 full-time faculty and a 3.9:1 ratio of doctoral students to staff. Tuition per year for the College of Education is $13,824 for full-time, in-state students.

Education College of Johns Hopkins University

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Location

Johns Hopkins University is in Baltimore, Maryland which is the 26th most populous city in the United States with a population of 621,342 as of 2012. As it was founded in 1729, Baltimore has a rich and interesting history. One of the original port cities, it still is a major trading and manufacturing city. Another bonus of the city is its close proximity with the capitol, Washington D.C.. The New England city is a beautiful and welcoming place to be a student.

College of Education Specifics

The college of education at Johns Hopkins University is rated the #1 education program in the nation by the US News and World Report in 2014. It offers degrees for aspiring teachers and counselors and offers special programs for technology, special education and leadership. Its student population is 209 full-time students and 1,333 part-time students with 65 full-time staff and a doctoral student to faculty ratio of 0.7:1. The tuition is $1,000 for full-time students per credit.

Education College of Northwestern University

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Location

Northwestern University is located in Evanston, Ill. Evanston has a population of 75,430 as of 2012. Evanston is only 14.2 miles away from, and is very accessible to, Chicago, the third largest city in the nation. Evanston is a beautiful university city, located on the lakefront of Lake Michigan, one of the Great Lakes. The proximity to Chicago, gives its residents and students dual tastes of rural and city life at the same time.

College of Education Specifics

The college of education is rated the 11th best education college in the nation by the US News and World Report in 2014. It offers degrees in teaching, and through a special program, can put students in their own supervised classroom after only one year of classes for the experience qualifications needed for a career. As a small, yet world class department, the education college only has 162 full-time students and 198 part-time students. There are 32 full-time faculty and a doctoral student to staff ratio of 1.9:1.