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Pedagogical Content Knowledge of Elementary Teaching (PCKET) B.A., B.S.

The Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Elementary Teaching (PCKET) major is dedicated to developing the highest quality PK-6 educators -- teachers who are grounded in the content of each of the subject-specific disciplines, value interdisciplinary teaching and learning, support diverse learners, and commit to the pursuit of academic, lifelong learning.

Program Overview

PCKET is designed for those seeking teacher certification at the elementary level. Students will pair this major with the Educational Studies or Special Education major. In addition, students can earn an endorsement in ESL or Spanish, and/or a concentration in one of the core disciplines: mathematics, English language arts, integrated science, or social studies. A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science may be earned. For certification:

Why Study PCKET at Grand Valley?

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