2023-2024 Graduate Academic Catalog

Elementary Education

Lesley's Elementary Education programs prepare teacher candidates to be competent generalists who are able to meet the needs of the diverse student population in an elementary school classroom. They emphasize attention to the child as an individual; inclusive education; linguistic/cultural diversity; inquiry; technology; and the place of assessment in the education process.

M.Ed. programs leading to Initial Teacher License in Massachusetts

M.Ed. in Elementary Education (1-6)

M.Ed. in Elementary Education (1-6) with Add License Preparation for English as a Second Language (PreK-6)

M.Ed. programs leading to Professional Teacher License in Massachusetts

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Elementary Education Generalist (1-6)

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a Specialization in Integrated Teaching Through the Arts

M.Ed. in Science in Education (1-8)

M.Ed. in Mathematics Education (1-8)

Licensure-only program leading to Initial Teacher License in Massachusetts

Elementary Education (1-6)

For current information on state testing requirements for Initial licensure programs, Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) test administration dates, and the Lesley University MTEL policy, see Lesley's Certification and Educator Licensure web page.