What you’ll study.

At Albion, you'll develop a strong foundation in your major—which is essential for your success as an educator. Then you'll add an education certification through our teacher education program, in conjunction with the Fritz Shurmur Center for Teacher Development. Required courses.

What you’ll do.

Get into the classroom. Right from the start. You'll practice our four essentials for effective teaching—observation, inquiry, reflection, and creativity—while you design and implement lesson plans and eventually teach your own interdisciplinary unit. All this before student teaching. Learn more, and watch our video.

Where you’ll go.

Get certified. We prepare you for elementary and secondary certification, or K–12 certification in French, German, Spanish, and music. And our teacher education program is ranked as one of Michigan's best and nationally recognized. Whether you're thinking of graduate school or entering the field, you'll be more than ready. Certifications.

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Taylor, '04

High school English
teacher, writer

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