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The undergraduate Education Program at Lindsey Wilson College prepares teachers who touch "every student, every day." Teacher candidates have the choice of ten programs that lead to eligibility for certification in Kentucky and reciprocal certification in most states.


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Program Distinctions

Vision: "To prepare teachers who are effective leaders and reflective educators in 21st century educational settings."

The mission of the Education Division is to prepare teacher candidates in a Christian learning environment with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required to be successful, reflect teacher-leaders in the 21st century.

This mission is embodied in the four Student Learning Outcomes of the Unit:

  • Knowledge - Teacher candidates demonstrate in-depth knowledge in their content areas
  • Pedagogy - Teacher candidates plan and implement classroom strategies that foster learning
  • Leadership - Teacher candidates provide leadership in the school and community
  • Reflective Best Practice - Teacher candidates develop dispositions as caring, reflective, self-assessing thinkers and professional teachers

The Division of Education at Lindsey Wilson College is accredited by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board and a candidate for accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), Candidacy status means that the Division of Education has met preconditions for accreditation with NCATE.  The accreditation visit is scheduled for Spring, 2013.

Why choose Education?

If you want to make a difference in your world and to impact the future,
If you have a passion for learning and want to share that love with students, 
If you enjoy working with children or teenagers and take delight in their ability to grow and learn,
If you celebrate life and see the possibilities in students to change the world,
If you want a career that brings daily joy and satisfaction in touching minds and hearts,
 You want to be a teacher! 


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