Childhood Education (CHED)


What is Childhood Education? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
UofA Childhood Education

What is Childhood Education?

According to the University of Arkansas Department of Curriculum and Instruction, "The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers programs that prepare candidates for initial teacher licensure in Elementary Education (K-6). The B.S.E. degree in Childhood Education is not an initial teacher licensure program but instead leads to the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.), which is the initial teacher licensure preparation program. Information about the M.A.T. degree program can be found in the University of Arkansas Graduate Catalog.

Students majoring in Childhood Education must choose from among four concentrations:

  • English as a Second Language Concentration
  • Gifted and Talented Concentration
  • Reading Concentration
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Concentration"

Related Careers

1st Grade Teacher2nd Grade Teacher
3rd Grade Teacher4th Grade Teacher
5th Grade Teacher6th Grade Teacher
Adult Literacy InstructorCommunity College Instructor
Education AdministratorElementary School Teacher
Kindergarten TeacherMiddle School Teacher
Special Education TeacherSchool Principal

Related Skills

Ability to Teach/TrainExplaining Ideas Clearly
Writing & PresentationDecision Making
OrganizationPlanning
Dealing with Parents/GuardiansLesson Planning
Summarizing IdeasAbility to Teach Different Learning Levels
FlexibilityTeam Player
CreativityComputer Skills

Job & Internship Search Links

Arkansas Teacher Corps

k12jobspot.com

School Spring Teaching Jobs

Teach for America

Teaching Jobs in Arkansas

Teachers-Teachers.com

Technical Education Government Jobs

Career Planning Links

Arkansas Department of Education

Education World

Teach.org

Teaching Certification

Professional Association Links

American Association for Employment in Education

American Federation of Teachers

Council for Exceptional Children

National Education Association

U.S. Department of Education