Elementary Education

Education for the Newest Generation

“Tell me and I forgot. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

Backing classroom theory to field experience and resume-building connections, Quincy’s Professional Developmental School (PDS) model gets you in front of a classroom during your early education courses.

Your Courses:

Hands-on learning and consistent classroom exposure through the PDS approach prepares students to be in front of a classroom long before student teaching.

Preparing for the Future

I use the knowledge and skills I learned at Quincy University every day. That experience shaped my career and who I am as a person.
Kevin Hahn '12, Communication Staffer, Illinois Senate

Your Career Options:

  • Elementary Teacher
  • Para-educator

Active Learning Opportunities:

  • Tutor children in the QU Reading Center and get worthwhile experience
  • Get involved with QU Chalk Hawks, the teacher education student organization
  • Strive for membership in the Kappa Delta Pi National Honor Society
Fun Fact: Attending Quincy can be very affordable for you--98% of our students receive financial assistance that ranges from $10,000 to $25,000 per year.

Contact Us

For more information about the School of Education, contact Dr. Glenda McCarty, Director of Teacher Education, at mccargl@quincy.edu or fill out the form below.