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Elementary Education

Welcome to the Kutztown University Elementary Education Department Home Page. This web page is part of the Kutztown University website that you may browse to become more fully acquainted with our university. The faculty members at Kutztown are dedicated to teaching which fulfills our mission as a center to prepare the educational leaders for tomorrow. 

The Department of Elementary Education offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Science in Education degree in Elementary Education with Early Childhood Pre-K-4 and Education Grades 4-8. The graduate programs offered include a Master of Education degree in Elementary Education and a Master of Education degree in Reading. In addition, programs are available that extend certification as a Reading Specialist and in Elementary Education for teachers who have initial certification in other fields. There are also two initial certification programs that are offered as a Master of Education degree. These include a Master of Education in Pre-K-4 and a Master of Education in grades 4-8

Faculty throughout the University teach courses that are required in the Elementary Education majors. These faculty in other academic departments work closely with the Elementary Education Department.