Teacher Education at Northwestern
Teacher Education Curriculum
Teacher education programs at Northwestern are approved by the Minnesota Board of Teaching and lead to a recommendation for teacher licensure within the state of Minnesota. All licensure programs are aligned with INTASC standards and the Minnesota Standards of Effective Practice.
Programs are structured to support the development of candidates who:
A wide range of P–12 school partnerships enable teacher candidates to have extensive interaction with current practitioners in the field while also receiving mentoring from Northwestern faculty.
The following degrees are granted upon satisfactory completion of the total credits specified in the college catalog:
Students in Bachelor of Science programs may choose to graduate with the Bachelor of Arts degree if they establish 1002-level foreign language proficiency.
Appreciation Dinner 2011
The Department of Education hosts an annual appreciation dinner. The 2011 dinner takes place on May 2. View a photo album from the dinner online.