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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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College Community Gathers to Celebrate Faculty Research

College Community Gathers to Celebrate Faculty Research

College Community Gathers to Celebrate Faculty Research

The Saint Anselm College community recently gathered for the third annual Celebration of Research and Scholarship. Faculty presentated their original and collaborative 2016 published works....Read More

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Summer School Registration Begins February 27

Summer School Registration Begins February 27

Summer School Registration Begins February 27

Registration for Saint Anselm College summer school courses begins on February 27. Current students and the general public can enroll in both online and on-campus classes....Read More

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Youth Sports Uplifted with Project PLAY Organization Co-Founded by Saint Anselm Student

Youth Sports Uplifted with Project PLAY Organization Co-Founded by Saint Anselm Student

Youth Sports Uplifted with Project PLAY Organization Co-Founded by Saint Anselm Student

When Luke Testa '19 played youth sports in greater Manchester, he occasionally noticed, "This ball could stand to be replaced." Years later, that observation led Testa to co-found Project PLAY, a local nonprofit that distributes athletic equipment to kids....Read More

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Fall 2016 Dean's List Announced

Fall 2016 Dean's List Announced

Fall 2016 Dean's List Announced

Mark W. Cronin, dean of the college, has announced that the following students have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2016 semester....Read More

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Ten Student-led Groups to Spend Winter Break in Service at Home and Abroad

Ten Student-led Groups to Spend Winter Break in Service at Home and Abroad

Ten Student-led Groups to Spend Winter Break in Service at Home and Abroad

On January 7, 144 Saint Anselm College students will embark on Service and Solidarity Missions Trips to locations ranging from Phoenix, Ariz., to Hartford, Conn....Read More

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Contact Information

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

Why Major in Education?

Why major in education

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Fall 2016 Newsletter

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Alumni Profile

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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