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Teacher Education

Students who want to make a difference by nurturing or teaching children and young adults will find excellent opportunities in Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s Teacher Education Program. Small classes are taught by expert faculty to ensure that students receive quality instruction on the latest, cutting-edge teaching methodologies and childcare techniques. Many of our faculty are specialists in their fields with a variety of PreK-12 teaching experiences.

Through active, engaged and integrative learning, students gain foundational knowledge, which is applied in local childcare and PreK-12 classrooms each semester. Students network and collaborate with professionals in the field to gain essential hands-on experiences through service-learning in a wide variety of environments. Graduates of our program acquire real knowledge and experience in the classroom, effectively preparing them for the workforce and future careers.
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Program Mission

CGCC's Teacher Education Program's mission is to respond positively to changing needs of the education profession and community at large, to instill academic competency and professionalism, and to prepare "highly qualified"* transfer students, future students and educational professionals. The program invites innovation in teaching and learning, collaboration and partnerships, professional awareness, real -life engagement in education and civic responsibility
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**"Highly qualified" as referred in No Child Left Behind and Arizona's Professional Teaching Standards