Double major in General Special Education and Elementary Education. Work closely with your advisor to choose coursework that aligns with your goals and prepares you for Beginning Educator Certification. Upon successful completion of all program requirements you will be recommended for beginning educator certification in New Hampshire. Guidance will be provided if you wish to seek reciprocity with another state. Being close to the Massachusetts state line allows us to offer a variety of classroom experiences in terms of things like size, location, and socioeconomic status.
You also have the opportunity to continue into the Master of Education program at Franklin Pierce.
A major is offered.
This club focuses on providing you with tools and experiences that will enhance the skillset needed for all levels of education. It also offers a variety of community service and test preparation opportunities.
If you meet the requirements for induction, you have the opportunity to join this national education honors society. Membership affords you many benefits, including job networking, scholarship money, workshop support, and a gold cord to wear at graduation to stand out from the crowd.
Alumni Success Stories
"The coursework at Franklin Pierce gave me a basic understanding of working in education, but it was the hands-on student teaching experience that helped me master technical skills needed to manage a classroom and teach. The professors, small classes, and close-knit community all prepared me to reach my potential in life, and my career."Ashley Pietrowski '15
Applied Academics Resource Teacher, West Springfield Middle School