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Elementary Education


The Elementary Education program at The University of Alabama emphasizes the contextual basis for learning, particularly within the ever-expanding global community that includes many diverse kinds of learners and educators. Our initial and advanced degree programs are dedicated to developing professionals and scholars who understand and can apply theories of teaching and learning. We seek to graduate accomplished educators who reflect through their teaching and scholarship a deep understanding of pedagogy, content, and the nature of the learner.

Elementary majors complete four courses in each of the core subjects.

Elementary and Early Childhood Program Coordinator:  Dr. Cailin Kerch

Main Office:  201 Autherine Lucy Hall


Other forms

  • Fillable GA Application 2020
  • TEP Advising Sheet

Alabama State Department of Education Program Approval Checklists

State-approved program checklists may be updated more frequently and are thus likely to provide the most up-to date information about requirements.  If you need a printed copy, please visit 104 Carmichael.