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Students at Eastern interested in the teaching profession have a choice of three programs to prepare them for certification: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education (K-6); and Secondary Education (7-12). Students seeking to become teachers in the state of Connecticut must double major in education and a subject area.

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Eastern Alumni

DeFelice, Jessica

Jessica DeFelice Political Science ’16 “Eastern’s rigorous academic training provided me with the skills to successfully conduct research and proficiently author and present arguments. I look forward to a career of shaping policy to address women’s, children’s and family issues.”

Alejandro Tobon Corrales

Alejandro Tobon Corrales Health Sciences ’17 “My experience with Eastern’s health sciences program was exceptional; The well-organized curriculum allowed me to attain the knowledge to be accepted into my doctorate program.”

Wolff, Jennifer

Jennifer Wolff Teacher ’12 “I transferred to Eastern after discovering the phenomenal opportunities available in the Center for Early Childhood Education. My professors provided me with so many ways to be involved in research, helping me to gain priceless experience in the field of education.”

Minikowski, Andrew

Andrew Minikowski English ’12 “When I began law school, I discovered that my studies at Eastern had already honed most of the skills necessary to practice law. In addition to learning to write persuasively and critically, I learned to synthesize diverse viewpoints and facts into a coherent whole.”

Sinque Tavares

Sinque Tavares Theatre ’17 “My eyes have been opened to other dance forms and how to choreograph in different perspectives; I like to incorporate different genres into the same dance — hip hop, jazz, modern, tap — I like to do everything.”