Your journey in Childhood Education starts here.
Do you want to become an elementary school teacher? The Childhood Education program at Herkimer College is designed for students interested in teaching Pre-K through Grade 6. Upon graduation, you'll be prepared for transfer to a four-year institution by completing general education coursework, including courses in your chosen area of concentration: English, History/Social Studies, Biology, Chemistry or Math.
As a successful graduate you'll be able to:
- Identify and implement a prepared lesson
- Use effective classroom management techniques and pedagogy
- Build a skill set necessary for seamless entrance into the next level of study for educators
View our program course requirements as published in the College Catalog.
Herkimer College offers a quality and affordable educational experience.