Teaching and Learning
The Department of Teaching and Learning offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, alternative certification and add-on certification. Here you will find learning opportunities and faculty to support, challenge and facilitate your knowledge, teaching performance and dispositions to prepare young people to be college- or career-ready.
We provide innovative curricula, guided field experiences, service-learning opportunities
and quality supervision within an apprenticeship model. Our undergraduate degrees
result in state certification, while our graduate degrees enhance professional learning
and career choices. Our comprehensive teacher preparation programs ensure that our
graduates are highly recruited by area school districts.
- Innovative programs such as the Apprenticeship Program in St. Charles Parish and the 2016-2017 Residency Pilot, a two-semester student teaching experience, in Ascension Parish and Tangipahoa schools
Collaborative partnerships with more than 300 schools/districts and agencies provide teacher candidates with diverse learning opportunities
Outstanding faculty provide supportive feedback and mentoring
Signature events in each program provide real-world experiences for our candidates
Resources shared with the community include:
LION - Learning in Our Neighborhood
Teacher Development Program provides a range of professional learning opportunities to encourage life-long learning and respect for diverse backgrounds
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Teacher candidates complete student teaching, internships, or apprenticeships to gain real-world experience.
Our students are active in many on-campus and professional organizations.
Many scholarship opportunities exist for students in the Department of Teaching and Learning.