Minor - Education

University Campus

Bolster a liberal arts degree with training in secondary education, and multiply your career opportunities.

In 2011, Saint Leo’s Education department was named a national finalist for the Distinguished Program in Teacher Education Award.

As an Education minor, you'll learn effective strategies—including the use of emerging technologies—for teaching a wide variety of subjects to adolescents, including ESOL, special education, multicultural and at-risk populations.

Some amazing classes you can take

  • Teaching the Adolescent Learner
  • Educational Technology
  • Teaching Diverse Populations
  • Classroom Management

Professional development opportunities

  • Student teaching: Gain experience writing lesson plans and teaching in a real-world classroom. The Education minor includes one practicum, with an optional second practicum and an optional extra semester for a full-time teaching experience.
  • 21st century classroom: Discover how to enhance learning with technologies such as iPads, the Mimio Teach and MimioVote™ assessment system and interactive SMART boards.
  • Co-curricular activities: Participate in the Future Teachers Association, or become an active member of Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society for Educators.

Student resources

View current Education student resources, including information on internships, lesson plans and more.

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