St. Gregory’s Department of Education offers excellent preparation for those who desire to teach the next generation of students. Our accredited programs lead to bachelor’s degrees and initial licensure in Elementary or Secondary Education. Students who want to teach on the high school level will focus on Secondary Education and may choose to specialize in English, Biology, Mathematics or Social Studies.
In addition to coursework, Education majors spend a considerable amount of time in actual elementary and secondary school classrooms. The culmination of each Education major’s training will be actual student teaching. Student teachers are placed in public and private schools in districts in and surrounding Shawnee and Oklahoma City. Mentored by a faculty supervisor and a cooperating teacher, the student teacher will apply the knowledge gained through coursework and field experiences to actual teaching.
Teacher education candidates' pass rate over the past three years on state certification exams is 94%. St. Gregory's currently has elementary and secondary teacher graduates employed in Arklahoma, Edmond, McLoud, Meeker, Midwest City, Oklahoma City, Norman, Putnam City, Shawnee, Tecumseh and Norman, in addition to Catholic schools throughout Oklahoma.
Explore our Education Degree Programs
- Early Childhood Education
- Bachelor of Social Science with a Major in Early Childhood Education (Adult Degree)
- Elementary Education
- Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Life Science/Biology
- Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Mathematics
- Bachelor of Social Science in Secondary Social Studies Education
- JoAnne Abel, MS - Adjunct Instructor, Early Childhood
- Kristina Adams, MS - Secondary Math and Science and Education Instructor
- Fr. Charles Buckley, PhD - Mathematics Education
- Cris Carter, PhD - Adjunct Instructor, Catholic Perspective in Education
- Gayle Fischer, PhD – Associate Professor, Department Chair
- Jean F. Hill - Adjunct Instructor
- Robert Kinsey - Adjunct Instructor, General Education and Science Instructor
- Veronica McGowan, PhD – Adjunct Instructor Mathematics and Educational Technology
- Misty Novotny - Adjunct Instructor
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