Natalie Nielsen '11
Band Instructor In Iowa
I was involved in every single instrument ensemble you can think of.Read This Story
Secondary education students earn a full major in their teaching content and a major in Education Studies – Teaching and Learning Concentration. This prepares you in the subject you will teach and in the methods and practices of teaching.
Enhance your knowledge, competency and professional skills that are needed in today’s secondary classroom environment. You will become not only an effective teacher but also a leader in secondary education. Check out a few of the classes you'll be taking.
This class explores typical and atypical growth and development of human beings from birth through adolescence. Relevant research and learning theory are examined, especially as they relate to a teacher’s ability to provide learning opportunities that support the physical, cognitive emotional and social development of children and adolescents. An emphasis is placed on individual and group behavior and motivation, active engagement in learning and self-motivation.
See what other unique opportunities are available both in and outside of the classroom.
Simpson Success Stories
Our students and alumni share how Simpson helped them define achievement on their own termsRead All Stories
Austin Roy '13
Simpson is more than a four-year education. It is a four-year journey and experience of self discovery, learning, growing, relationship building and memory making.Read This Story
The Simpson College Teacher Education Program nurtures empowered educational leaders who think critically, reflectively, and creatively; compassionately practice inclusive, equitable, and transformative education; and are continuously engaged in professional growth in order to build a socially just and enlightened society.