The Education Department prepares students to teach grades one through six (Elementary Education) or to teach Social Studies in grades nine through twelve (Secondary Education-Social Studies). The student who successfully completes one of these programs will be ACSI certified, which qualifies him to teach in private/Christian schools, and will also be eligible to apply for Missouri State Teacher Certification which qualifies him to teach in public schools.
• That the pre-service teacher will articulate a biblical philosophy of education.
• That the pre-service teacher will demonstrate the biblical character traits which communicate value for the diversity, potential, and worth of his students.
• That the pre-service teacher will demonstrate his understanding of central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline(s) within the context of a global society along with the ability to create meaningful learning experiences for his students.
• That the pre-service teacher will understand how students learn and develop intellectually, socially, emotionally, and spiritually and demonstrate the ability to create a learning environment conducive to encouraging such development.
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Courses of study may be adjusted during a student's time at Calvary. Students should consult with their advisor and/or the Registrar before finalizing a schedule each semester.