Empower students to build skills for lifetime success.
Expand content knowledge while developing clear strategies for engaging grade 8–12 students and preparing them for college and careers.
In our high school education program, learn classroom skills for working with diverse student populations. Explore best practices for instruction and assessment. Delve into current research and theory on adolescence and high schools. Gain hands-on experience with educational technologies.
At Lesley, you’ll prepare to effect positive change, both in today's high schools and in the minds of your students.
Starting with a foundation in adolescent development, begin to understand how contemporary high schools can better serve emerging adults. Develop a toolbox that helps you to champion change, especially for students with varied abilities and needs. Explore ways to promote literacy, support English language learners, and integrate technology into your classroom.
Throughout your studies, learn to bring creativity to the forefront of all you do. Discover how to encourage project-based learning that empowers students to ask big questions and work together in a spirit of collaboration. And at the end of your program, practice your newfound skills in a high school classroom.
This program prepares you for licensure in one of eight content areas:
- Biology (8–12)
- Chemistry (8–12)
- Earth Science (8–12)
- English (8–12)
- History (8–12)
- Mathematics (8–12)
- Physics (8–12)
- Political Science/Political Philosophy (8–12)