All-Grade Education (Grades PreK-12)
Courtney Unruh '16 is the winner of the Kansas Horizon Award for top new teachers. She said, EMU is exceptional at placing students into classroom environments and allowing them a safe place to practice and begin to understand all areas of the teaching world – even before student teaching.”
Seja Fields, an elementary education major at Eastern Mennonite University, works with Raymond, Micah and Maya in EMU's Early Learning Center. More than 500 alumni have gained teaching experience at the center, which has served area families since 1977.
Two key characteristics of our teacher education program are: sending future teachers into classrooms early, and reflective practice, which is woven into all education courses at EMU.
Our teacher education program has carried the highest national accreditation standards in the nation for more than 40 years. EMU is one of only five private colleges in Virginia to be NCATE-certified.
You can earn a teaching endorsement in the following areas:
You can read more about requirements in education from EMU in the education section of the EMU catalog.