Our elementary education program ranks first among Florida private colleges with an outstanding reputation for preparing future teachers.
Throughout the program, you’ll learn about the foundations of education and immerse yourself in practical techniques of classroom management, effective communication, lesson planning, and best practices in instructional methodology.
Our elementary education program is the best among all private colleges in the State of Florida and tied for second out of 75 public and private elementary education programs in the state.
You’ll be fully prepared for the 21st-century classroom through our extensive training in instructional technology, exposure to a wide variety of classroom field experiences, and lab school opportunities.
You’ll put all this learning into place in real-world classrooms by completing at least 360 hours in clinical experiences—prior to your culminating internship.
The Roberts Academy is the only transitional school in the state serving students with dyslexia, allows majors to practice reading strategies using the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading.
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At Florida Southern College, you’ll engage in many hands-on activities in the classroom that model activities you can use in your field experiences and internship.
Our Early Learning Lab is home to students ages three to five where elementary majors work hands-on delivering classroom instruction to students in one-on-one and small group settings
A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.
We sponsor the Epsilon Gamma chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society for education majors.