RUSTON, La. (KNOE) – Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education is once again in the spotlight.
Its undergraduate Elementary Education and Special Education program was ranked in the top 20% nationally by the National Council on Teacher Quality.
The national group says they base their rankings on things like a rigorous admissions process, emphasis on research-based approaches to teaching for elementary candidates, and quality student teaching experiences.
Dawn Basinger with the College of Education says they take their clinical residency, where students are out in the school district their senior year, very seriously.
“We can give our students the one on one support they need and our faculty, again, our faculty are fabulous,” says Basinger. “The courses that they teach, Our literacy program has been