Traditional Undergraduate Education

School of Education Degree Programs

Avila’s School of Education has been preparing teachers since 1940! The School of Education has a strong tradition of preparing reflective teachers who impact the changing world.

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Elementary Education (Grades 1-6), Bachelors of Science

Faculty Mentors

Dr. Sue Ellen McCalley (M-Z)

Dr. Jessica Kamuru (A-L)

Middle School (Grades 5-9), Bachelors of Science

Avila offers middle school (5-9) teacher certification in four different content areas. Students must choose at least one.

Physical Education (Grades K-12), Bachelors of Science

Music: Vocal (Grades K-12), Bachelors of Science

Special Education (Grades K-12), Bachelors of Science

Faculty Mentors

Dr. Sue Ellen McCalley (prior to FA 2020)

Dr. Jessica Kamuru (FA 2020 and forward)

Secondary Education (Grades 9-12)

Avila offers secondary (9-12) teacher certification in the following content areas:

For information on the major, please click on the desired major below.

“Beyond the small class sizes and direct support from faculty, the education program at Avila provided me with the opportunity to visit urban, suburban and rural districts on both sides of the state line, which allowed me numerous opportunities to network with teaching professionals.”

Courtney Hansen ’16, Elementary Education
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