Academics

Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Education

Endorsements:
  • Literacy Endorsement
  • Mathematics Endorsement
  • Science Endorsement
  • Social Studies Endorsement

Why Choose Middle Level Education at WIU?

  • Students begin observing middle school students early in the program and begin working with them as tutors and classroom aides.
  • The program emphasizes the use of technology and techniques to accommodate the needs of individual children.
  • Students are recognized by the department’s Outstanding Pre-service Teaching Award (OPTA) for demonstrating excellence in academic coursework and teaching experiences
  • Many opportunities for participating in professional groups such as the WIU Student Education Association, Council for Exceptional Children, Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education and Society of Educators
  • Opportunity to be involved in many professional development conferences: Pre-K-8 Science Update Conference, Assistive Technology Conference, WIU SEA Spring Conference and KDP Fall Conference.

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • Students who complete this program are eligible for an Illinois teacher licensure in grades fifth through eighth grade (self-contained classrooms).

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