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Elementary Education

Elementary Education

Students who are majoring in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education and Special Education are invited to consider the Elementary Education Living and Academic Learning Community.  Members of the community will have the opportunity to interact with faculty in the School of Education in deeply meaningful ways - outside of the classroom environment.  Students will participate in book studies, visits to local school districts and volunteerism events with their School of Education faculty.  Additionally, students will begin to build positive career relationships by interacting with teachers and school administrators from regional school districts. 

South Complex

Elementary Education
community located in South Complex

Benefits of residing in the academic community include:

Enjoy organized activities and presentations centered on academic-based topics

Connect with first-year freshmen with the same academic interest

Experience increased interaction with academic support services and faculty to improve academic success

Discover social interactions with academic-based student organizations to help develop a sense of belonging


How to apply

Apply to a community

Complete and submit the Apply for Housing form


Apply for a Fall 2018 community by completing your housing application in CatPAWS and submitting the $50 prepayment. As you begin the housing application, select the Living and Academic Learning Community application. Please contact the Office of Residential Life for questions related to the housing application. For questions on the LALC initiative, please contact the Student Success Center at 660.562.1726.


Community Details


Who Lives in the Community?

The following majors and minors from the School of Education can live in the Elementary Education Living and Academic Learning Community:

  • Education meta major
  • Elementary Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Minor in Early Childhood Education
  • Dual Major in Elementary and Special Education

Residence Hall

The Elementary Education Living and Academic Learning Community is located on the third floor of South Complex.

Located near the Union, South Complex offers pod-style living. Each floor features a kitchenette, laundry room, balcony or patio, lounge with wireless Internet access, study room and meeting room.


Courses

  • Ecology of Teaching and Learning
  • Developmental Foundations Of Learning
  • Professional Learning Community I
  • Introduction to Curriculum and Instruction
  • Principles of Assessment
  • Professional Learning Community II
  • Fundamentals of Math
  • Educational Computing

Meet the Academic Coordinators


Jill Baker

Jill Baker

Instructor

Phone: 660.562.1359
Email: edlalc@nwmissouri.edu