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Teacher Education

The educator development program at Parkside is based on a number of key goals. Three of the most important define the mission and vision for what is recognized as a regional and national model for developing knowledgeable, responsive, professional educators:

  • construct an innovative system of career-long educator development
  • meet the needs of regional school districts
  • respond to the changing demands of the profession

The program prepares effective educators who understand the challenges of today's classrooms and are able to work toward making the most of tomorrow's opportunities.

Students experience an educational environment that:

  • provides a collaborative advising structure and guide to licensure
  • ensures classroom-based experiences with expert practitioners
  • presents best practices and emerging research in education
  • develops professional expertise
  • prepares students for a challenging and rewarding career
  • supports educational development throughout an educator's career.

The educator development program offers a major in elementary education (MC-EA, grades 1-8). Current licensure programs are offered at the early adolescence through adolescence development level (EA-A, grades 6-12) in the following areas:

  • Biological science
  • Chemistry
  • English/language arts
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Political science
  • Sociology
Programs offered at the Early Childhood-Adolescence (EC-A, birth-grade 12) level are:
  • Music, General/Choral
  • Music, General/Instrumental
For more information, please explore our Teacher Education pages!

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345