A degree in Early Childhood Education can lead to a great career teaching young children! Earn your bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Louisiana State University Shreveport.
Earn your bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from LSUS and prepare to head confidently into the classroom after graduation. The early childhood education major leads to Louisiana state teaching certification for Pre-K to third-grade.
LSUS provides the personal instruction, hands-on experiences, and comprehensive curriculum to excel in early childhood classrooms. You’ll take a wide-variety of classes—from the basics of teaching math, social studies, and language arts to supporting the social and emotional development of early learners. You’ll also have multiple opportunities to serve in early childhood classrooms prior to graduation.
As an early childhood teacher, you set the foundation for the development of early learners. LSUS’ program provides the real-world experience you need to prepare for this role, getting you into the classroom as early as your first year. From simply observing to teaching lessons, you’ll feel comfortable when your time to manage an early childhood classroom arrives.
“My studies at LSUS were always rigorous, which definitely prepared me to balance the work load as an educator. The professors that I was fortunate to have were very down-to-earth people with high expectations, which I admired greatly.”Spencer Kiper, M. Ed., Technology FacilitatorCaddo Parish Schools2019 Louisiana State Teacher of the Year
The Louisiana State University Shreveport Teacher Education Program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP's evidence-based accreditation assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning.
The Pilot Education Center is a state-of-the-art learning environment for future educators at all levels. Textbook and techonology resources abound in a simulated classroom environment. The Center also includes the Praxis Lab and Curriculum Resource Center.
The Teacher Education Program: Admission & Retention - or TEPAR for short - is a secondary admissions process that education majors must apply for in their sophomore year. If accepted, applicants can continue onward in the program to receive their degree in education. Read more about TEPAR here.
Schools always need teachers, and the School of Education at LSUS will make sure you step into your career prepared. Whether you’re heading into pre-school, kindergarten, or primary grades, you’ll be ready to take on a position in public schools, private schools, agencies, community programs or child care.
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