According to the University of Arkansas School of Human Environmental Sciences, "Birth through Kindergarten majors develop skills to teach infants, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners with and without disabilities. Birth through Kindergarten majors will be prepared to work in settings that serve young children, including public schools, early intervention programs, child care and education centers, and residential placement centers. Furthermore, Birth to Kindergarten majors will become accredited in Arkansas' Integrated Birth through Kindergarten/Special Education teacher licensure, as set forth in Arkansas Department of Education Rules Regarding Teacher Licensure."

Ability to teach/train

Ability to teach students with different learning levels

Computer skills


Explaining ideas clearly

Dealing with parents or guardians

Decision making

Flexibility Lesson planning




Summarizing ideas

Team player

Writing and presenting information