Elementary Education With ESL

Bradley’s nationally accredited elementary education program equips you to teach children from first through sixth grade.

93% career outcomes rate for 2015-16 graduates - 95% knowledge rate
12 to 1 student faculty ratio
Top Illinois Regional University - U.S.News
100% of classes taught by faculty

The Bradley Advantage

As an elementary education major, you will be prepared to connect with students from culturally diverse backgrounds through 100 hours of field training that gives you ESL certification in addition to your teaching background. Professional classroom experiences begin your freshman year and culminate with student-teaching your senior year. You also have opportunities to tutor children and mentor adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities.

Successful Outcomes

Bradley’s early childhood education program successfully prepares you to enter the workforce. Education students boast a 100 percent pass rate on Illinois licensure tests and almost all find jobs or continue their education within six months of graduation. They’re working throughout Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, North Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.

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Peoria & Bradley

Bradley and Peoria share much in common — a diverse population, world-class research facilities, outstanding fine arts and entertainment, and a great sense of community. This bond provides our students with unique opportunities for internships, class projects and research.

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