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Dept. Location: F7-305
Office Hours Fall 2021
Monday & Saturday - 9 AM - 5 PM
Secretary: Doris Zantizo
Chair: Amanda Andrade
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Phone: (323) 792-1221
Elementary Teacher Education AA-T Program (Transfer Degree)
This career path is in HIGH DEMAND at this time and there are many opportunities for employment.
ELAC’s Elementary Teacher Education AA-T and associated degree/certificate options, are designed for future elementary, early childhood, or special education teachers. The study of Education prepares students to take leadership roles in strengthening schools, advancing research and scholarship, and improving education policy. Students engage in both hands on learning experiences, and theoretic understanding to ensure students receive a well rounded education.
Associate in Arts in Elementary
Teacher Education for Transfer
The Associate in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education
for Transfer degree is designed to prepare students for a
seamless transfer into the CSU system to complete a baccalaureate degree in Elementary Teacher Education, Integrated
Teacher Education, or Liberal Studies. The degree
provides a beginning foundation in subject matter competency
in the areas of language arts, natural sciences,
mathematics, social sciences, humanities, visual and performing
arts, and human development that is required of
all prospective elementary school teachers. The Associate
in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education for Transfer degree
provides students priority admission to the CSU system in a
Liberal Studies major or a major that is deemed similar by
a CSU campus.
Students are required to complete 60 semester units or 90
quarter units of CSU transferable coursework with a minimum
overall grade point average of 2.0, including a minimum
grade of “C” (or “P”) for each course in the major, and
completion of IGETC and/or CSU GE-Breadth.
For more information, please click HERE to visit ELAC 2020/2021 General Catalog.
IMPORTANT UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2021
The CTC (Commission on Teacher Credentialing) has indicated that these courses will meet the BSR (basic skills requirements) when taken at ELAC:
Reading 101, English 101, 102 or 103, and Math 125 courses
CSULA Partnership - Start at ELAC and transfer to CSULA!
*Due to the COVID pandemic there is a teacher shortage - many teaching positions are available and schools are eager to fill them with students prior-to and post-graduation. Don't delay, complete your Elementary Teacher Education AS-T and transfer to CSULA to be earn your degree and credential!
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