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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary and Secondary Education


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Faculty

Chairperson: Irene Oliver

Professors: Candace A. Poindexter, Irene Oliver, Francisco Ramos

Associate Professors: Ignacio Higareda

Assistant Professors: Leslie Ponciano, Ani Shabazian

Clinical Faculty: Olga Moraga

Contact Information

Chairperson: Irene Oliver

Assistant Director: Diane Fogarty

Phone: 310.338.7302

Fax: 310.338.1976

E-mail: Irene.Oliver@lmu.edu

Office Location: University Hall 2600

Academic Advisor: Terri Taylor

E-mail: Terri.Taylor@lmu.edu

Academic Programs

Elementary Education

Secondary Education

Bilingual Education

Professional 2042 Clear Teaching Credential

Literacy Education

Educational Studies

Elementary and Secondary Education Undergraduate Program

Introduction

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education offers a variety of credential and graduate programs that emphasize the preparation of excellent teachers to educate the culturally and linguistically diverse populations in K-12 public or private schools. Accredited by the National Council for the Education of Teacher Education and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, we provide professional preparation in research-based exemplary practices that include the requisite knowledge, skills, and dispositions required to ensure equity and excellence in education. As a result of our Masters and credential program, graduates are highly regarded by their colleagues and leaders in the schools, districts, and communities in which they work. Teacher preparation and professional development options in the Department promote and respond to the Jesuit and Marymount traditions and correspond to the core tenets of the School of Education's Conceptual Framework.

Learning Outcomes

In accordance with the Mission and Goals of the School of Education, the Elementary and Secondary Education programs strive to work collaboratively in a student-centered environment to be professionals who act to value and respect all individuals, promote social justice, promote cultural responsiveness, integrate theory and practice, develop moral, intellectual, responsible, and caring leaders and to collaborate and share leadership across communities.

Programs also strive to be, and to educate professionals to be, educators who: Respect and value all individuals and communities; Educate by integrating theory and practice; Advocate for access to a socially just education; and Lead in order to facilitate transformation.

For additional information, please refer to the School of Education Mission  and Goal Statements .

Master of Arts Degrees in the School of Education

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education offers the following programs:

  • Combined preliminary credential and Master of Arts in Elementary Education, Secondary Education or Literacy and Language Arts;
  • Master of Arts in Elementary Education or Secondary Education, with a credential option;
  • Specialized Master of Arts programs in Reading Instruction or Educational Studies.

Credential Programs

Preliminary California teaching credentials in:

  • Elementary Education (SB 2042 Multiple Subjects)
  • Secondary Education (SB 2042 Single Subject)
  • Elementary or Secondary Education with a Bilingual Authorization

If students are interested in the following programs, please see the appropriate School of Education Department.

Special Education: Department of Educational Support Services
University Intern Credential programs: Department of Specialized Programs in Urban Education

Teaching credential requirements (listed with each program) are governed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and are subject to change.

Students interested in pursuing credentials in Elementary or Secondary Education must attend an information session to begin the application process. Contact the School of Education Admissions Coordinator at 310.338.7845 or soeinfo@lmu.edu for information session dates and times.

Traditional Candidates (Credential Candidates Only)

Candidates following this path will complete all coursework before beginning their culminating experiences as student teachers. LMU will facilitate the candidate's placement as student teachers. Placements must be completed in the subject or grade level that is authorized by the credential.

Priority Application Deadlines for Master of Arts and/or Credential Programs

Fall semester - June 15

Spring semester - November 15

Summer session - March 15

Students applying for admission to the School of Education are highly encouraged to submit their applications for admission and all supporting documents by the priority deadlines outlined above. Qualified applicants meeting this deadline will be given priority consideration for program admission.

Contact the School of Education Admissions Coordinator at soeinfo@lmu.edu for information session dates and times.

Elementary Education

Academic Program Director: Irene Oliver

Assistant Program Director: Diane Fogarty

Office Location: University Hall 2600

Secondary Education

Academic Program Director: Irene Oliver

Assistant Director: Diane Fogarty

Office Location: University Hall 2600

Educational Studies

Program Director: Candace Poindexter

Assistant Program Director: Diane Fogarty

Office Location: University Hall 2600

Bilingual Education

Academic Program Director: Olga Moraga

Assistant Program Director: Diane Fogarty

Office Location: University Hall 2600

Literacy Education

Academic Program Director: Candace Poindexter

Assistant Director: Diane Fogarty

Academic Advisor: Gloria Davidson

Office Location: University Hall 2600

Elementary and Secondary Education Undergraduate Program

Introduction

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education offers credential programs and minors in Education and is committed to preparing excellent teachers to educate the diverse population in California's K-12 public and private schools. As an NCATE-accredited program, we offer professional preparation in research-based exemplary practices that include the requisite knowledge, skills, and dispositions required to ensure equity and excellence in education.

Academic Programs

Elementary Education
Secondary Education
Minor in Education
Bilingual Authorization

Credential Programs

Preliminary California Teaching Credentials are offered in Elementary Education (SB 2042 Multiple Subjects) and Secondary Education (SB 2042 Single Subject)

If you are interested in the following programs, please see the appropriate Department. For Elementary or Secondary Education with a Bilingual Emphasis, see the Department of Language and Culture, and for Special Education, see the Department of Educational Support Services .

Teaching credential requirements (listed with each program) are governed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and are subject to change.

Students interested in pursuing credentials in Elementary or Secondary Education must attend an information session to begin the application process. Contact the School of Education Admissions Coordinator at soeinfo@lmu.edu for information session dates and times.

Initial Application Process for Elementary and Secondary Education Programs

  1. Attend a mandatory information session to receive the following application materials:
    • School of Education Application
    • Recommendation forms
    • Subject matter Plan of Action
    • Statement of Intent guidelines
    • Technology Self-Verification form
  2. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Students who do not meet this requirement must schedule an appointment with the Academic Program Director to be considered for admission.

APPLICATION DEADLINES: Priority application deadlines are as follows:

Fall semester - June 15
Spring semester - November 15
Summer session - March 15

Students applying for admission to the School of Education are highly encouraged to submit their applications for admission and all supporting documents by the priority deadlines outlined above. Qualified applicants meeting this deadline will be given priority consideration for admission.

Contact the School of Education Admissions Coordinator at 310.338.7845 or soeinfo@lmu.edu for information session dates and times.

Technology Requirement

All education courses require the usage of LiveText. An Electronic Portfolio fee will be assessed upon admission to the School of Education.

Programs

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