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Department of Teacher Education

The Department of Teacher Education prepares teachers to meet the educational needs of children and youth in the areas of early childhood, elementary, foreign language, middle level, secondary, and special education. The curriculum involves coursework on campus as well as field experiences and clinical practice in diverse school settings.
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Message from the Chair


Robert Perkins,
Department Chair

For over 80 years, the College of Charleston has been preparing top quality teachers; the majority of whom play important roles in public education within the state of South Carolina. Through its distinguished faculty, innovative programs and crucial partnerships, the Department of Teacher Education prepares undergraduates, graduates and current teachers to be effective educators and mentors for students from early childhood through secondary school including special education and performing arts. We welcome you to view our websites and hope to hear from you in the near future.

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