From the desk of the dean,
Dr. Karen Nery
Thursday, 03 Sep
A Solid Foundation
The School of Education offers a Bachelor of Science in elementary education, middle grades education, family studies, and psychology, as well as a Bachelor of Social Work. The School also offers a Master of School Administration, Master of Arts in community counseling, Master of Education (M.Ed.) in school counseling, and M.Ed. in education. In addition, the School offers the professional education component for undergraduate teacher licensure in biology, English, French, family and consumer sciences, mathematics, music, physical education, social studies, and Spanish.
Established in 1985, the Campbell University School of Education is an integral part of the university community. The School is home to both the Professional Education degrees and service-oriented professional programs in psychology and social work. The School blends theoretical, professional and practical concepts for expertise in education and service.
In the School of Education, technology and teaching go hand in hand. Students create classroom materials using desktop publishing platforms, Google Docs, PowerPoint, Prezi, Wiki-Web Development, Animation Creation, Movie Making for flipping classooms and interactive electronic whiteboards. The School of Education has two computer labs consisting of 48 dual-boot Windows/Macintosh systems and 20 iPads that provide students the opportunity to integrate technology into their training as teachers. Each classroom is equipped with a SMARTBoard™ and Document Camera for use by instructors and students. The interactive electronic whiteboards are perfect for demonstrations, interactivity, accommodating different learning styles, fostering critical thinking and distance learning.
Benefits of Campbell's School of Education Include:
- 100% passage rate on national licensing exams
- 100% employment rate for the first class of special education graduates in May 2012
- Small class sizes
- Curriculum and equipment available as resources
- One of the largest providers of teachers to school systems in eastern North Carolina