Your desire to become a teacher can have a critical impact on the lives of children today, while preparing them for future success. At Fonbonne, we want to ensure you are equipped with all the tools you need to thrive in your career. Our well-rounded liberal arts education, coupled with the expertise provided by our education department, gives teacher candidates a great foundation to become educators that will have influence and impact on student learning.
If you aspire to make a difference in students’ lives during your career, enroll in the university’s elementary education program and take courses to prepare you for certification in elementary education grades 1-6.
Consider adding on additional certification areas to be even more marketable in today’s educator workplace.
Your path to the classroom is tailored to your specific interests while providing a well-rounded curriculum that prepares you to make a lasting, positive impact on your students.
Early, mid-level, and final clinical experiences occur in public, private, and parochial schools in the metropolitan region.
Participating districts include St. Louis Public Schools, Schools in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, as well as a variety of other school districts, such as Affton, Clayton, Ferguson-Florissant, Ft. Zumwalt, Hazelwood, Kirkwood, Ladue, Lindberg, Mehlville, O’Fallon, Parkway, Pattonville, Riverview Gardens, Rockwood, University City, and Webster Groves.
Graduates from our Elementary Education Program have found employment at: