TEDU Elementary Program
Undergraduate Preschool (P-3) and Elementary (K-6) Certification Program Options
These program path/degree options are designed for students who wish to pursue a baccalaureate degree at Stockton, along with a degree certification in Preschool or Elementary Education. Several degree options are available, including optional middle school endorsements.
All teacher education candidates must meet or exceed current New Jersey code, requiring a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must complete the Praxis Core with passing scores of: Reading-156+, Writing-162+ and Math-150+. Students may substitute ETS (Praxis) Core Academic Skills scores with SAT scores of 560+ reading and 540+ math or an ACT score of 23+ on both the English and Math section.
Stockton's LIBA degree prompts are content-focused in the four areas of study all elementary teachers must master: Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Variations that emphasize two or more of these areas may also lead to Middle School Subject Matter Specializations (7-8 endorsements) aligned with NJ Department of Education Codes. Students interested in following a LIBA prompt should meet with a faculty or staff member in the School of Education. LIBA Curriculum Worksheet, or Early Childhood Curriculum Worksheet.
Stockton's PSYC program is a Liberal Arts & Sciences degree with an Education Concentration designed specifically for Elementary candidates. PSYC Curriculum Worksheet