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Teacher Education Institute

The Teacher Education Institute, which includes programs in the area of Teacher Education, Early Childhood Development and Speech Language Pathology Assistant, will give you extra support and enhance your student experience as you pursue your education at EMCC.

Through opportunities such as internships, service learning, the Future Teachers Club, the annual kickoff, and the Institute Orientation, the Teacher Education Institute will provide support to help you find the appropriate program pathway for you.

By participating in the Teacher Education Institute, you will have the opportunity to meet with university partners, become familiar with local school districts, and observe dynamic K-12 teachers. You will be exposed to a variety of internship and community service endeavors to grow your skills as a teacher and to connect with and serve the community. Through the EMCC Teacher Education Institute you will experience a practical and valuable understanding of the amazing and rewarding field of teaching.

Take a look Inside the Program for a glimpse as to what you can expect as a Teacher Education student.

Teacher Education Institute programs include:

Associate of Arts Elementary Education (AAEE)

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Special Education

Associate of Arts (AA)

  • Secondary Education

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

  • Secondary Education
  • Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Certificate of Completion (CCL)

  • Foundations of Student Services
  • Gifted Education
  • Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Arizona Department of Education Endorsements

  • Gifted Education
  • Structured English Immersion