Elementary Education

The Associate of Arts in Elementary Education is designed for students planning to transfer to an Elementary Education Bachelor’s degree program at all Arizona public universities and requires a minimum of 60 credits. Students planning to transfer to a university other than an Arizona public university should see an advisor. This degree meets the requirement for an AGEC-A degree, which is transferable to all Arizona public universities. Currently, Emily McRobbie is serving as the advisor for this area and may be contacted at (928) 226-4336 or emily.mcrobbie@coconino.edu.


Secondary Education

Students interested in secondary education should see an advisor for the various specialized degree requirements. Science and mathematics majors interested in secondary teaching may qualify for transfer into the NAU Teach program. Other secondary education majors have specific degree pathways. This degree meets the requirement for an AGEC degree, which is transferable to all Arizona public universities. You may contact a general advisor or Emily McRobbie for assistance.


Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education Program offers both a certificate and an Associate of Applied Science degree. The Child Development Associate (CDA) is a subset of our early childhood course offerings. Students interested should see an advisor. Currently, Paul Holbrook is serving as the advsior for this area and may be contacted at (928) 226-4248 or paul.holbrook@coconino.edu. There are financial assistance programs available, including TEACH and PCPP, for early childhood majors.


Continuing Education

Coconino Community College also offers the first Structured English Imersion course (EDU 236) required by the State of Arizona for all public school teachers. Some other courses may also work for continuing education credit. Please contact Emily McRobbie for assistance.


Course Descriptions are found in the Coconino Community College Catalog


Program Outcomes

  • Communication skills: Student will articulate ideas both verbally and written using technology.
  • Diversity and Global Perspective: Student will recognize, understand, and appreciate diverse cultures.
  • Ethical and Civil Values: Student will be able to apply character education methodology to K-8 classrooms to “create supportive learning environments ” (NATCA, 2003)
  • Reflection: Student will be able to apply ongoing reflective activites involving student learning, teaching practices, and professional & ethical behaviors.
  • Research & Identify Resources: Student will be able to access community resources to foster relationships and identify opportunities for lifelong learning. 
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