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Education for Equity and Justice Academic Offerings

Education for Equity and Justice Majors and Minors

UW-Eau Claire and the department of education for equity and justice provides many options for your teaching career. Choose the major or minor that interests you and start preparing to apply for licensure to teach in the state of Wisconsin.

The education for equity and justice department offers the following programs:

  1. Earn your license to teach grades 4K-9 in Wisconsin elementary- and middle-level schools with a bachelor's degree in elementary-middle education. Explore topics like social justice and inclusive practices to learn effective teaching strategies for all learners.

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  2. The master of education in professional development is a blended weekend and online 30-credit cohort program designed specifically for the professional development of educators.

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  3. Combine your passions for math and education with a teaching - mathematics bachelor's degree. Completion of the program licenses you to teach all math courses to students in grades 4-12.

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  4. Our teaching of English to speakers of other languages minor is designed for teachers looking to teach English to speakers of other languages in an American school. Completion of the program leads to licensure in TESOL.

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I love being a Blugold because from the minute I started my freshman year, the Eau Claire campus felt like home! The professors here at UWEC want students to succeed, and I have felt supported and challenged to be the best student I can be. There are so many opportunities being a Blugold has to offer, and I have taken full advantage of them — studying abroad, becoming an RA, and volunteering as a campus ambassador.

Abby Stangler Elementary Education

Creating meaningful teachers

It's time for you to start your journey towards becoming an extraordinary educator. And there is no better place to do that than UW-Eau Claire. Blugold teachers are always in demand because employers know they lead and collaborate in exceptional ways. Once you have gained a strong command of the subject matter of your choice, the faculty within the education for equity and justice department will lead you towards your goal of becoming a fully licensed teacher. 

At UW-Eau Claire, a strong support system surrounds you every step of your academic journey. This provides the knowledge and confidence to lead classrooms when you begin student-teaching. Our strong community relationships and partnerships will place you in schools where your teaching talents can flourish. And the endless learning opportunities at UW-Eau Claire and in the education for equity and justice department put you in a position to become a teacher who inspires students.

Whatever area of study you choose, you will graduate a Blugold educator who is ready to positively impact the lives of young people.

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