Preparing Elementary Education Professionals
The Elementary Education program at UCF provides a high-quality education for students in preparation for teacher certification in Elementary Education (Grades K-6). Through quality school-based student teaching internships and reflective practice, UCF meets the needs of school districts in Central Florida.
Signature Experiences Initiative
UCF builds signature learning experiences into all undergraduate programs to provide students with the best undergraduate education in the state of Florida. These experiences give students an opportunity to shine inside and out of the classroom by showcasing the knowledge they have acquired throughout their undergraduate career. Some of the experiences in the elementary education program may include service learning, internship, practicum, capstone, study abroad, and independent research.
Lifelong Learning Track
A lifelong learning option is available for undergraduate students who are interested in working in informal education settings with elementary students that do not require teacher certification.
Advanced Degree Opportunities
Graduate and doctoral programs are also available for certified teachers who are seeking advanced knowledge and skills as well as career advancement.