Elementary education teachers are trained to provide instruction in all core knowledge areas for students in Grades K–8. These teachers provide the introduction to and development of concepts and skills that students will use throughout the rest of their academic careers.
The associate’s degree program at Harper prepares you to transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor's degree in elementary education. Clinical experiences at area schools give you real-world exposure to different instructional situations in the classroom environment.
The Associate in Arts degree is designed for students who intend to pursue a bachelor's degree at a four-year university.
For more information about starting your college education at Harper, please contact Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700 or fill out our Request information form.