B.Ed. in Elementary Education: Overview
The Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education (B.Ed.) develops professional educators who are reflective practitioners dedicated to the scholarship of teaching and school renewal. The program is based on a standards-driven, field-based, and inquiry-oriented curriculum that employs cutting-edge educational technology to integrate content and pedagogy. Employing an electronic portfolio-based assessment system, university faculty and mentor teachers guide the candidate's progress in achieving professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions.
Hawai‘i Pacific University's B.Ed. Program in Elementary Education prepares candidates to become competent, caring, and professional educators through classroom discussions and field experiences. Teacher candidates learn in small classes and enjoy individualized attention by university faculty and mentor teachers.
The program prepares individuals for licensure in grades K - 6.
Teacher candidates complete core and field experience courses in elementary education and the capstone student teaching courses.
The B.Ed. in Elementary Education features:
- Convenient evening course offerings
- Small class size
- Field experiences courses
- Web-based courses and electronic portfolios
- Mentorship by elementary teachers in private and public school settings