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Elementary Education

The Elementary Education Program prepares you with solid instruction, student mentorship, tutoring opportunities, and an internship opportunity at one of the largest Christian academies in Florida upon prerequisite completion. You will gain hands-on access to classroom technology, and graduates are eligible to pursue Florida state teaching certification.

Key Courses

EDU102 Orientation to Teaching
This is a survey of education and of the content of courses that a prospective teacher will encounter. Observation is arranged on all grade levels in anticipation of a teaching career.

EDU202 Classroom Management & Instructional Organization
Students learn guidelines for classroom management and discipline and procedures for planning instructional strategies and lessons.

EDU305 Tests & Measurements
This course helps the prospective teacher understand the connections between objectives, instruction and evaluation in teaching. Attention is given to understanding the purposes, weaknesses, and strengths in each type of assessment to develop valid and reliable classroom tests and assessment tools.

EDU309 Elementary Lab
This lab provides a study of many helpful hints and procedures for running a smooth elementary school classroom. Besides teaching the proper form of manuscript and cursive writing, guidelines are given for the execution of the many extra duties of the elementary teacher.

EDU410 Elementary Education Internship
Student teaching, the ultimate course in the prospective teacher’s college career,  includes at least 160 clock hours of observation and teaching under the joint supervision of a classroom teacher and the college appointed representative.

Key Staff

Valerie Riley
Valerie Riley

Kevin Hozey
Kevin Hozey

Clay Lindstam
Clay Lindstam


Cost

Trinity Baptist College offers some of the most affordable accredited Christian college degrees in the nation.

Yearly Tuition $8,790.00
Room & Board $5,520.00
Fees View a full listing of tuition and fees here.


*Scholarships are available on a regular basis!

Opportunities

Graduates of TBC's Elementary Education Program are well-equipped to serve as teachers and educators in schools across America and around the world. Graduates are eligible to pursue Florida state teaching certification. Our alumni office actively works to connect graduates with potential places of service.

Secondary Education

The Secondary Education program prepares you with solid instruction, student mentorship, tutoring opportunities, and an internship opportunity at one of the largest Christian schools in Florida upon prerequisite completion. You will have hands-on access to classroom technology, and graduates are eligible to pursue Florida state teaching certification.

Teaching Fields

As a core feature of this program, students select one major teaching field and one minor teaching field for specialization.


Major Teaching Fields

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Special Education
  • Speech/Drama

Minor Teaching Fields

  • Business
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Spanish

Key Courses

EDU102 Orientation to Teaching
This course is a survey of education and of the content of courses that a prospective teacher will encounter. Observation is arranged on all grade levels in anticipation of a teaching career.

EDU206 Survey of Exceptionalities
This course is designed to provide Christian workers and teachers with a general knowledge and understanding about the characteristics and needs of each of the categories of exceptionalities (mentally handicapped, learning disabled, attention deficit, etc.) It also will include information for making adaptations in school and church related ministries in order to meet these needs.

EDU305 Tests & Measurements
This course helps the prospective teacher understand the connections between objectives, instruction and evaluation in teaching. Attention is given to understanding the purposes, weaknesses, and strengths in each type of assessment to develop valid and reliable classroom tests and assessment tools.


EDU405 Education Seminar

This is required of all seniors, and deals with the Christian philosophy of education, as well as many of the practical hints a prospective teacher needs in dealing with the administration, parents, students, colleagues, and the mechanics of classroom procedure.


EDU411 Secondary Education Internship

Student teaching, the ultimate course in the prospective teacher’s college career, includes at least 160 clock hours of observation and teaching under the joint supervision of a classroom teacher and the college appointed representative.

Key Staff

Valerie Riley
Valerie Riley

Kevin Hozey
Kevin Hozey

Clay Lindstam
Clay Lindstam


Cost

Trinity Baptist College offers some of the most affordable accredited Christian college degrees in the nation.

Yearly Tuition $8,790.00
Room & Board $5,520.00
Fees View a full listing of tuition and fees here.


*Scholarships are available on a regular basis!

Opportunities

Graduates of TBC's Secondary Education Program are well-equipped to serve as teachers and educators in schools across America and around the world. Graduates are eligible to pursue Florida state teaching certification. Our alumni office actively works to connect graduates with potential places of service.

Special Education

Trinity Baptist College is the only Christian college in Florida offering concentrations in special education. Students may study elementary education with a concentration in special education; or secondary education with special education as a teaching field. Graduates are eligible to pursue Florida state teaching certification.

Key Courses

EDU317 Diagnosis/Remediation of Math Disabilities
This course will cover methods of teaching math using a variety of techniques. It will emphasize multisensory teaching of both the basic skills and more advanced skills. Students will diagnose an actual student and then initiate and practice the remediation recommendations with the student.
 

EDU404 Diagnosis/Remediation of Reading Disabilities
This course will cover the procedures to follow in assessing and diagnosing all areas of reading difficulties. It also will provide guidance in choosing methods and approaches to use in remediating these areas of difficulty. Students will diagnose an actual student, and then initiate and practice the remediation recommendations with that student.


EDU409 Parent and Professional Collaboration
The student will learn techniques for meetings with parents from the initial meeting to recommend testing, through presentation of test results and accommodations, to on-going relations once the child enters the special education class. Additional techniques will be presented for collaborating with regular education teachers for mainstream accommodations.

EDU417 Career Development/Counseling for Special Education
Students will complete a guided research project to enable them to plan the career development of high school students in special education. They also will learn to counsel these students concerning their future plans and to aid in transitioning from school to work/higher education.

EDU415 Diagnosis and Evaluation in Special Education
The student will receive instruction in the administration of screening and diagnostic tests. Considerable time also will be spent on interpretation of test results and using these results to develop a workable program for the student.

Key Staff

Valerie Riley
Valerie Riley

Kevin Hozey
Kevin Hozey

Clay Lindstam
Clay Lindstam


Cost

Trinity Baptist College offers some of the most affordable accredited Christian college degrees in the nation.

Tuition $8,790.00
Room & Board $5,520.00
Fees View a full listing of tuition and fees here.


*Scholarships are available on a regular basis!

Opportunities

Graduates of TBC's Special Education Programs are well-equipped to serve as teachers and educators in schools across America and around the world. Graduates are eligible to pursue Florida state teaching certification. Our alumni office actively works to connect graduates with potential places of service.