Lebanon Valley College education major completes his student teaching with fourth graders

About Education at LVC

Dedicated and highly competent teachers are always in demand. The teacher education programs at LVC will prepare you well for the competitive job market in the teaching profession. You'll get field experience in your very first year.

You can become certified in early childhood education, special education, biology, chemistry, citizenship education, English, mathematics, music education, physics, social studies, or Spanish.

Our faculty keep current with research and best practices through membership and leadership in state and national organizations, including the Council for Exceptional Children, The National Association for the Education of Young Children, the International Reading Association, and the Pennsylvania Association of College Teacher Educators, to name a few. They'll teach you to put educational theory into practice using the latest teaching methodologies and technology.

Our programs are designed to meet all content requirements mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education while providing majors more than 200 hours of field experience before their student teaching semester.

According to College Factual, Lebanon Valley College’s education major is among the top 10% in the nation. The LVC Education Program is also among the top 5% (most focused) and highest-paid graduates (top 10%).

Required Background Checks & Clearances

All enrolled students in any education program at Lebanon Valley College must complete the Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Criminal History Record, and Federal (FBI) State Criminal History Record background checks prior to the start of freshman year. More information and examples.

Designing units of study for the AACA Museum, presenting at Inquiry and other conferences, and writing a research article for PAMLE are a few of the things that employers said made my résumé stand out from other applicants.

6th Grade Algebra Teacher, Hornsby Middle School, Virginia

Mary Baldassarre '16


Median salary for kindergarten and elementary school teachers (2018)


of LVC education majors gain more than 200 hours of fieldwork and classroom experience


Median salary for special education teachers in the U.S. (2018)