In the University of West Florida’s Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed. program, students prepare for instruction or leadership roles at the elementary level. Accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, the Elementary Education Comprehensive guides educators through a curriculum focused on effective teaching and instruction, literature for children and young adults, and more.
Focusing on the biological, social, and psychological issues affecting child development and learning, as well as systematic models for classroom management and educational assessment, the program is ideal for teachers seeking additional experience and specialized information. Students graduate in just 24 months ready to positively impact education.
Upon graduation, educators will be prepared to interpret, examine, and assess professional research to identify relevant evidence-based practices, support student learning, and continuous improvement, and develop effective instruction to satisfy student learning needs.