Education : Undergraduate Education Programs

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education: Interdisciplinary Major (grades 1-6)

Two images askew showing Dr. Catherine O'Callaghan with the Elementary Education Freshman class who are wearing blue Become A Teacher t-shirts

Candidates in elementary education complete an Interdisciplinary Major (IDM) that is unique in the state.  The program was designed in partnership with Danbury and Bethel schools districts to best prepare elementary education teachers.

Elementary Education: Interdisciplinary – Program Information



opens in a new windowWCSU Cited for Praxis Success

A report from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) recognized Western Connecticut State University for the success of their candidates on the Praxis Licensing Exams.

Some of the recent Title II passing rates for the certification exams included:

  1. Praxis Core Reading/Writing/ Math=100% 
  2. Elementary Ed Multisubject Math=100 % 
  3. Elementary Ed Multisubject Reading LA=100% 
  4. Elementary Ed Multisubject Science=89% 
  5. Elementary Ed Multisubject Social Studies=89% 
  6. Foundation of Reading=94%