The Technology & Engineering Education K-12 Program prepares graduates to teach in elementary, middle, secondary, and adult Technology & Engineering Education programs in Connecticut and throughout the United States. Technology & Engineering Education is an excellent career choice for anyone committed to life-long learning and willing to dedicate him/herself to helping others. Current teacher shortages in the discipline have prompted many school systems throughout the country to offer financial incentives in a bid to attract qualified Technology & Engineering Education instructors to their systems. Technology & Engineering Education graduates may also obtain positions as teachers in foreign countries, instructors/supervisors in human resource programs in industry or government agencies, and as industry professionals. Preparation as a technology educator culminates with a core of professional education courses involving teaching strategies, evaluation and curriculum development and student teaching. Individuals who have already have a bachelor's degree who desire to meet certification requirements for teaching Technology & Engineering Education in Connecticut should contact the department. To find international education opportunities please visit Study Abroad Advising Sheet.
Bachelor of Science degree program is accredited by Council on Technology Teacher Education is a speciality area accreditation, recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (CTTE/NCATE). This nationally recognized accreditation assures that the program is in compliance with the latest standards, and that courses taken at CCSU are accepted at other colleges and universities.
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