Teaching kindergarten through 12th grade students is a challenging and often the task seems overwhelming. Keeping up with the challenges of diverse, multi-cultural classrooms, being held accountability to local as well as state and federal standards, and preparing students for the ever changing world students are just some of the day-to-day demands on teachers.
But the rewards for making certain students can lead productive lives in the 21st century are great for those teachers prepared for Learning, Teaching, Leading.
Through its Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education, Queens University is committed to do just that -- prepare future teachers for lifelong learning, for effective teaching, and for being leaders in the field of education.
The Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education offers an academic major in education leading to North Carolina Elementary Teacher Licensure (K-6). Students majoring in Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Biology, Social Studies or History may choose a concentration leading to North Carolina Secondary Teacher Licensure (9-12). Students majoring in Foreign Language may choose a concentration leading to North Carolina Teacher Licensure (K-12). All programs are approved by the state of North Carolina.
Students may become teachers through Queens University's day and evening programs.
Careers of recent graduates:
Teachers graduating from Queens are in demand locally, nationally and abroad. Characteristics of good teachers, such as intelligence, strong communication and organization skills, maturity and professionalism, can also be transferred to careers in administrative management, marketing, public relations and sales.