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Teacher Education at Alma College:

Considering a career in teaching or other educational field?

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We offer several majors for students interested in studying education, each with their own unique opportunities for teaching certification.

In addition to these programs, we also offer a degree in educational studies if you love working with kids, but aren’t interested in earning a teaching certification.

Experiential Learning

Hands-on Experience

A key to the education program’s success is its strong emphasis on practical experience. Beginning in the first or second year, students explore various teaching roles and develop teaching skills by working in classrooms in local schools. 

Get Involved

 Education Club

 Travel Spring Terms

 Kappa Delta Pi (International Education Honorary Society)

Current Student Resources

Student Teaching

Field Placement

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Teacher Education Program Application Information

Forms (Link to Almapedia)

Information Regarding Certification

Transportation Options

Travel Spring Terms

Dual Enrollment

Test Prep Resources

Higher Learning Commission Annual Report 


The Alma College teacher education program accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC). This accreditation certifies that our education program has provided evidence that the program adheres to TEAC’s quality principles.

Mission Statement 

The Education department at Alma College is committed to the preparation of knowledgeable, competent, and caring education professionals who reflect critically, serve ethically, and lead intentionally in a diverse world.