Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education is a professional degree nationally recognized by the Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI) and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Unique features of the program include an emphasis on culturally responsive teaching in Alaska’s context; a strong liberal studies focus; exposure to a range of teaching and curriculum design approaches, including integration of educational technology; and focused field experiences, developmentally sequenced and in a variety of school/classroom settings. The degree includes practical experiences that build to the final semester, an internship in a public school classroom.

Advising

Contact the College of Education Student Services  1-907-786-4401

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Elementary Education BA Information Packet

 

Forms

Form Name Description
Application for Admissions - Project LEAP Application for the 1 year ESL endorsement called Project LEAP
Internship Application - Elementary Application to Internship for Elementary Education Bachelor and Post-Bach programs. Will be filled out by student and returned to the Office of Student Engagement with all necessary documentation.
Practicum Evaluation EDEL A395 Practicum Evaluation for course EDEL A395
Practicum Evaluation Form This form is completed by host teachers based on candidates' performance for EDEL A205, EDFN A301, and EDFN A303. Needed as a part of the internship application.
Practicum II Application for Elementary Education Application to Practicum II for Elementary Education Bachelor and Post-Bacc programs. To be completed by student and returned to the Student Services with all necessary documentation.
Release of Information Muni of Anchorage ROI for classes placing students in an agency setting, paperwork to be sent to the MUNI.

 

Faculty and Staff

Name Title Phone Office
Cathy Coulter, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Elementary Education 786-4457 PSB 224C
Kitty Deal Assistant Professor, Education 486-1223 UAA - Kodiak Campus / KCC 123B
Claudia Dybdahl, Ph.D. Professor, Elementary Education 786-4422 PSB 224E
Hsing-Wen Hu, Ed.D Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education 786-1668 PSB 224F
Tim Jester, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Elementary Education 786-1666 PSB 224D
Irasema Ortega, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Elementary Education - Chair 786-4454 PSB 223B
Marc Robinson, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Elementary Education 746-9328 UAA - Mat-Su Campus / JKB 122B
Peter Snow, Ed.D Assistant Professor, Elementary Education 262-0357 UAA - Kenai Peninsula Campus / MCCB 236