Academics

About the Program

Learn more about the certifications and endorsements you can receive through the Education program.

The Teacher Education Program at Siena Heights University focuses on education in its broadest vision. Students are encouraged to explore various aspects of the teaching/learning process, in addition to the formal preparation required for classroom teaching.

Siena Heights University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation accrediting agency and has been approved by the Michigan Department of Education as an education preparation institution.

For details about the Teacher Education Program at Siena Heights University, click here.

At Siena Heights University, Teacher Education students choose from a variety of teachable majors and minors for either initial certification or additional endorsements. Siena Heights University has authorization from the Michigan Department of Education to recommend certification and/or additional endorsements in a variety of grade levels and content areas, including post-BA initial certification and degrees for Master of Arts and Specialist of Arts.

Certifications

Elementary Education

Majors Minors

Click here for more details about an Elementary Education Certification at Siena Heights University.
 

Secondary Education

Majors Minors

Click here for more details about a Secondary Education Certification at Siena Heights University.

Post-Baccalaureate Intensive Certification Program
This is a Post-Baccalaureate program for college graduates seeking secondary Provisional Teacher Certification. The 10-month program prepares individuals for entry into the teaching profession. The same majors and minors available to students in the Secondary Education program are also available to those in the Post-Baccalaureate Intensive Certification Program.

Click here for more details about the Intensive Certification Program at Siena Heights University.

Child Development
This is a program that prepares child care providers to work in centers, homes and preschool classrooms. Michigan teaching certification endorsement (ZA) is also available through the Child Development Program.

Click here for more details about a Certification in Child Development at Siena Heights University.

Endorsements

  • Early Childhood Education (preK-3)
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • English as a Second Language (K-12)
  • Middle Level Endorsement (5-9)
  • Reading (K-12)
  • Secondary Education (6-12)
  • Special Education/Learning Disabilities (K-12)
  • School Counseling (NT)

Click here for more details about Teacher Education Endorsements at Siena Heights University.

Program Info

Elementary Teacher Certification

Learn more about Elementary Teacher Certification

Meet Siena

Students

Paul Jacobs

Paul Jacobs

Education, Adrian Campus

Faculty & Staff

Gail A. Ryder

Gail A. Ryder

Associate Professor of Humanities

Alumni

Katie Guilbault Decker '89

Katie Guilbault Decker '89

Elementary Education Graduate; National Award-Winning Principal
Contact Us at (800) 521-0009.
Siena Heights University Main Campus. 1247 E. Siena Heights Dr. Adrian, MI 49221.