Communication & Press Releases

Title

Concordia Launches New Teacher Education Curriculum

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-16-2017

Abstract

Excerpt:

Concordia University Portland, which prepares more teachers than any other university in Oregon, launches a new undergraduate teacher preparation curriculum in fall 2017, unanimously approved by the Oregon’s Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC).

The new teacher preparation curriculum allows future teachers to be immersed from “day one” into school environments, instead of waiting several terms before beginning student teaching experiences. The emphasis on clinical field experiences – early and often – helps drive classroom discussions, theory and coursework, as part of the new 3 to PhD national education model.