Central Connecticut State University's Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
will prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to become an exceptional
teacher in grades 1 through 6. In this program you can choose a major in one of the
following disciplines: English, General Science (Biology or Earth Science), Geography,
History, and Mathematics. No matter which major you choose, the program’s high-caliber
faculty will prepare you to be among the best and most competitive candidates in Elementary
Education in Connecticut and other states in the country.
- Candidates use their understanding of each child's developmental and learning needs,
individual differences, and diverse families, cultures and communities to plan and
implement inclusive learning environments that provide each learner with equitable
access to high quality learning.
- Candidates demonstrate and apply understandings of major concepts, skills, and practices,
as they interpret disciplinary curricular standards and related expectations within
and across literacy, mathematics, science, and social studies for grades 1-6.
- Candidates plan and adapt instructional sequences to promote a full range of competencies
for every learner based on knowledge of each child, educational goals, instructional
practices, disciplinary knowledge, and student assessment.
- Candidates design, compose, select, adapt and administer formative, summative, and
performance-based assessments appropriately to gather data on student learning and
- Candidates make informed decisions about instruction guided by knowledge of children
and assessment of student learning that result in the use of a variety of effective
- Candidates use a variety of communication strategies to interact effectively with
learners, families, and colleagues as well as work collaboratively with colleagues,
mentors, and school leaders in a professional way.
- Candidates conduct themselves professionally at all times in accordance to the Connecticut
Code of Professional Responsibility for Teachers, Section 10-145d-400a of the Regulations
of Connecticut State Agencies.