Education Program

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Education Program

Tell me and I forget
Teach me and I remember
Involve me and I learn.
-Benjamin Franklin

The Education faculty at Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) would like to welcome all students to explore the Education website. The Education program at RCBC will support those who have the goal of becoming a teacher, teacher assistant, paraprofessional, or substitute teacher in the k-12 school setting. Program courses will emphasize best practices, theory and diversity among populations of students. Graduates may be able to secure employment as paraeducators.Through successful completion of general education studies, theory and practice, learners will graduate with the skills to successfully transfer to a four-year teacher education program.

Graduates of this program should be able to:

  • Describe the historical and philosophical foundations of American education
  • Discuss and evaluate current trends and issues facing the American educational system today
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the most widely accepted theories and philosophies of education
  • Apply an understanding of psychological concepts to the learning behavior of children
  • Develop personal responses to classroom situations based on educational theories
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  • Identify the elements of good teaching
  • Compare and contrast the role of federal, state, and local governments in education

The faculty and staff at Rowan College at Burlington County look forward to guiding you as you work towards your educational goals. 

For information about the Education program at RCBC, please contact:

Erica Osmond, Ed.D
Education Program Coordinator
(609) 894-9311, ext. 1466
Eosmond@rcbc.edu