new program at Nicolet College, Rhinelander, will provide a smooth transition
for students interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in elementary
education at UW-Stevens Point. It begins in June 2014.
associate of science elementary education emphasis program will allow Nicolet
College graduates to transition into the School of Education at UW-Stevens Point.
students who transfer to UW-Stevens Point after completing an associate degree
will have satisfied all UW-Stevens Point general education program requirements
plus 48 required credits toward a bachelor of science in elementary education.
They will be on schedule to graduate with students who started their elementary
education major at UW-Stevens Point.
committed to providing our students seamless pathways to earning a bachelor’s
degree that ultimately lead to multiple career options,” said Teresa Rose,
Nicolet College transfer coordinator. “This collaboration is a perfect
partners value the collaboration and thrive on enabling our students to be
successful future educators,” said Patty Caro, head of UW-Stevens Point’s
School of Education.
students will now be able to transfer to UW-Stevens Point and pursue a
bachelor’s degree to teach middle childhood through early adolescence level,
ages 6-13. A program for students to teach early childhood level, ages 0-8,
regular education and early childhood special education has been in place
between Nicolet and UW-Stevens Point since 2006.
more information, visit nicoletcollege.edu or call the
Nicolet College Welcome Center at (715) 365-4493, or visit the UW-Stevens Point
School of Education at www.uwsp.edu.