Elementary Education is a rich and diverse field that allows educators to experience the joy of seeing a child learn something for the very first time, every day of the week. Elementary school teachers have an opportunity to impact children at a crucial time in their development, setting a foundation for success that will serve them for the rest of their lives.
The UNC Charlotte Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Elementary Education is designed to train students to educate children from Kindergarten to Grade 6. In the process of earning this degree, students will learn how schools are organized; how children grow and develop; the skills necessary to plan and teach a standard elementary curriculum; strategies for working with diverse groups of students; processes for the evaluation of students' academic progress; and how to evaluate teaching effectiveness.
The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education - TA to Teachers program at UNC Charlotte offers a subprogram designed to train TA’s to become Teachers. The program is specifically crafted to assist adults, currently working as K-6 TA’s, to engage in coursework that will lead towards eligibility for an Initial Professional Educator's License in K-6 ELementary Education.
Who would benefit from this program?
- Elementary Teacher Assistants, with an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science Degree, who have a desire to obtain an Initial Professional Educator's License in K-6 Elementary Education.
What is the delivery method of this program?
- Students can expect instruction that is a mix of asynchronous and synchronous 100% online courses.
- The program admits one cohort a year in Summer. If you are interested in inquiring about or starting the program in Summer, please navigate to the Admissions and Requirements page for more information including pre-admissions transcript reviews.