St. Bonaventure University

Childhood Education Majors


The School of Education's childhood education majors are designed to help students develop knowledge and skills necessary for effective teaching in today's elementary schools.



Four distinct Bachelor of Science degrees are available:


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Childhood education

This prepares you for New York state certification in childhood education (grades 1-6).


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Childhood & early childhood education

This prepares you for New York state certification in childhood education (grades 1-6) with dual certification in early childhood education (birth-grade 2).

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Inclusive childhood education

This leads to dual New York state certification in childhood education (grades 1-6) and students with disabilities (grades 1-6).

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Inclusive childhood & early childhood education

This leads to triple New York state certification in early childhood education (birth to age 2), childhood education (grades 1-6) and students with disabilities (grades 1-6).

 

Early assurance program

Qualified high school seniors who enroll in an undergraduate teacher-preparation program have a reserved seat in one of our master's degree programs upon completion of their undergraduate studies. Learn more.


A Journey to Excellence


Confident in their School of Education preparation, our graduates can't wait for the opportunity to teach.

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      Dec 09, 2022 | Dr. Pamina Abkowitz, assistant professor of childhood education, participated in a panel discussion for OCALICON, an online autism and disabilities conference.

      Dec 09, 2022 | Dr. Scott Simpson, associate professor of chemistry and department chair, and Dr. Adam Brown, professor of elementary education, along with researchers from University at Buffalo, Daemen University, and Jamestown Community College, had their publication “Applying Density Functional Theory to Common Organic Mechanisms: A Computational Exercise” published in the Journal of Chemical Education.

      Nov 18, 2022 | The School of Education's Dr. Kathryn Andrews, assistant professor; Dr. Adam Brown, professor; and Dr. René Hauser, associate professor and school dean, presented at the American Evaluation Conference, Nov, 9-11.