Native American Teacher Education

An individual who wants to teach Native American students must first obtain an education degree and a teaching license. Courses in Native American studies can also be taken. Continue reading to learn more about Native American teacher education.

Inside Native American Teacher Education

Education programs specifically in Native American teaching don't exist. However, future teachers who enjoy learning about Native American people and traditions can pursue education degrees while taking courses in Native American studies. Those who teach Native American students must be sensitive to students' individual, cultural and tribal needs.

Education Information

Prospective teachers for Native American schools will need at least a bachelor's degree in education, and many teachers eventually earn a master's degree in education for career advancement or to satisfy their state's continuing education requirements. Alternatively, candidates can major in the subject they wish to teach while also completing a teacher-training program.

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