A historic turnover in the teaching profession is on the way. America will need two million new teachers in the next decade, and according to the Arkansas Department of Education, the teacher shortage in the Arkansas Delta is at an alarming level. ASU Mid-South can get you started on the path to a rewarding career in education.
The Teaching track focuses on acquisition and application of fundamental understanding of child development, educational theory and practice, and learning strategies. The program is designed to facilitate transfer into baccalaureate education programs in early and middle education. A Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education is offered on the ASU Mid-South campus through Arkansas State University.
Before graduating, students must successfully pass the Praxis I examination which will give them initial teaching certification in the state of Arkansas.
ASU Mid-South offers degree and certificate programs to meet student and community needs. Program courses address general education knowledge as well as behaviors needed for good citizenship and successful careers. Goals and course objectives are listed in the colleges catalog under Academic Programs to inform students so that they can better relate their college studies to their personal educational and career goals.
For more information about Teaching programs at ASU Mid-South or how to register, contact the Admissions Office at 870.733.6728 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beginning Teacher Salaries
West Memphis School District | $38,000
Marion School District | $38,000
Memphis City Schools | $39,000
Students with disabilities verified by a qualified physician are entitled
to reasonable accommodations needed to complete their educational goals while attending ASU Mid-South.
For Gainful Employment information, please visit http://www.asumidsouth.edu/financialaid/gainful-employment/