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Education Department

Welcome to the Education Department at Saint Anselm College. The Teacher Education Programs (TEP) are designed to integrate liberal arts general education, specialized content major, and teacher education requirements.

Our programs emphasize a strong theoretical base and practical experience. Its strengths lie in the use of reflective practice, multiple opportunities for teaching in diverse classrooms, and extensive content knowledge. In doing so, it is not unusual that most of the student's electives must be utilized. For this reason early career decision and careful program planning are essential. Refer to the catalogue for specific course descriptions and plans of study.

New Hampshire has reciprocity agreements with approximately 40 other states, certification eligibility is extended to a considerably larger geographical area. It is an individual's responsibility to contact the state of choice in order to obtain licensing requirements and guidelines in other states. It is advised that the state of interest be contacted to confirm specific requirements that may differ from those within New Hampshire (e.g. grade point averages, professional experience, testing requirements, and passing thresholds, etc.).

Do you want to teach elementary school students?

Students who want to teach elementary students grades K-6, major in Education Studies: Elementary Education. Teacher candidates complete course, clinical, performance assessment and state, testing requirements.

Do you want to teach middle or high school students?

Students who want to teach middle or high school students major in a content area and major in Secondary Education. Teacher candidates complete course, clinical, performance assessment and state, testing requirements.

Select one of the following content areas as your content major: Mathematics, Chemistry, Applied Physics, Natural Science, History, English, Modern Languages (Spanish or French) or Classical Languages (Latin).

Upon successful completion of requirements, candidates are eligible for NH licensure to teach in one of the following areas:

  • Social Studies grades 5-12

  • English Language Arts grades 5-12

  • Spanish K-12

  • French K-12

  • ESOL K-12

  • Chemistry grades 7-12

  • Applied Physics 7-12

  • Mathematics 7-12

  • Latin K-12

  • Life Science 7-12

Do you want to teach ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages)?

Students who want to teach English language learners in K-12, major in Elementary Education and minor in ESOL.

Our programs emphasize a strong theoretical base and practical experience. Its strengths lie in the use of reflective practice, multiple opportunities for teaching in diverse classrooms, and extensive content knowledge. In doing so, it is not unusual that most of the student's electives must be utilized. For this reason early career decision and careful program planning are essential. Refer to the catalogue for specific course descriptions and plans of study.

New Hampshire has reciprocity agreements with approximately 40 other states, certification eligibility is extended to a considerably larger geographical area. It is an individual's responsibility to contact the state of choice in order to obtain licensing requirements and guidelines in other states. It is advised that the state of interest be contacted to confirm specific requirements that may differ from those within New Hampshire (e.g. grade point averages, professional experience, testing requirements, and passing thresholds, etc.).

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Laura Wasielewski, Chair
Saint Anselm College
100 Saint Anselm Drive #1664
Manchester, NH 03102
(603) 656-6051
lwasiele@anselm.edu

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Alumnus Richard Manzi teaches at an all boys school in Massachusetts

Richard Manzi '13, education studies

Lots of time in the classroom prepared Richard Manzi for his first job: teaching math and science to fifth, seventh, and eighth graders at an all boys school. Read his story »

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