Adolescent/Young Adult (7-12)
The Adolescent/Young Adult Education Program at Urbana University allows for successful candidates to develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions to become effective adolescent and young adult education professionals (Grades 7-12). Candidates completing the Adolescent/Young Adult Education program will grow to welcome all learners, expect high outcomes, and inspire greatness from all students. Candidates in the Adolescent/Young Adult Education program will experience a variety of coursework and field experiences as they progress towards program completion. Upon completion of program requirements, candidates are eligible to apply for a teaching license.
The Adolescent/Young Adult Education program at Urbana University is dedicated to ensuring that the teacher candidates have a wide array of educational settings throughout their field and clinical experiences. Candidates are placed at partner schools that will provide the teacher candidates with experiences that are diverse, rich in technology, and excellent in teaching practices.
Cooperating teachers for pre-service candidates are highly qualified teachers that boast significant experience in the field. The field and clinical experiences in Urbana University’s teacher education programs begin after the candidate is accepted to the Adolescent/Young Adult Education program. Prior to being admitted to their program, candidates will indicate an area of concentration from the following: Integrated Language Arts, Integrated Mathematics or Integrated Social Studies.
Opportunities to Excel
Urbana graduates have found immediate employment with titles such as:
- Admissions Counselor
- Athletic Coach
- Junior Consultant
- Educational Aid
- Elementary School Teacher
- Historical Interpreter
- Resource Teacher
- Secondary/High School Teacher