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BY THE TIME THEY GRADUATE, education students at GMC have already spent hundreds of hours directing a classroom. They understand the challenges and rewards of working with children and are ready to dive into a teaching career.

Green Mountain students spend 600 hours student teaching, with one faculty supervisor for every five student teachers. In 2008-09 100 percent of Green Mountain's education program graduates passed the Vermont Licensure Portfolio and 100 percent passed applicable Praxis I and II examinations. All GMC programs are accredited by the State of Vermont, and Vermont licenses are automatically transferable to 40 other states through reciprocity agreements.

Majors & Minors

  • B.S. in Elementary Education

  • B.A. in Art with K-12 Teacher Certification

  • B.A. in History with 7-12 Teacher Certification in Social Studies

  • B.A. in English with 7-12 Teacher Certification

  • B.A. in Biology with 7-12 Teacher Certification

  • Minor in Education

  • Minor in Environmental Education

Selected Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the goals, theories, practices and history of environmental education.

  • Know a variety of environmental education teaching methods and instructional strategies.

  • Recognize, design and implement effective environmental education.


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