Choose the science certification program that integrates science
content with the best research-based instructional strategies.
science into the lives of young adults by
developing differentiated, inquiry-based lessons that focus on creative and
teach secondary science in a carefully
constructed and monitored course of study that is designed to meet the
requirements and standards of the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), the
NSTA Teaching Standards and other discipline-specific national organizations.
quality and a learning environment that
promotes mastery in one's content field.
Our certification program is determined to educate and train graduates
to become "highly effective" classroom professionals. Significant emphasis is placed on
inquiry-based learning, collaboration, creative and critical thinking in the
science classroom, and meaningful interactions with students that impact the
students' knowledge and achievement.