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Elementary Education

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Recognized by the Florida Department of Education as the top elementary education program in the state.

Our elementary education program ranks first among Florida private colleges with an outstanding reputation for preparing future teachers.

Top Reasons

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.

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Best in State of Florida

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.

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Be Prepared

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.

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Extensive Prepa­ra­tion

You’ll put all this learning into place in real-world classrooms by completing over 1,000 hours in clinical experiences including the final internship.

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Roberts Academy

The Roberts Academy is the only transitional school in the state serving students with dyslexia, allows majors to practice Education reading strategies using the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading.

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Engaged Learning in the Classroom

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 Education majors work hands-on delivering classroom instruction to students in one-on-one and small group settings

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Dr. Tracey Tedder

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