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Elementary Education (K-5)
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Elementary Education (K-5)
Elementary Education (K-5)

Overview

The TTU 2+2 program for elementary education enables students to complete a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education on one of four RSCC campuses; Cumberland, Oak Ridge, Roane, and Scott. The first two years of coursework are taken with RSCC by completing the AST degree. The last two years of coursework are taken through TTU while allowing students to remain on a RSCC campus. Most classes are day classes, but schedule is determined by TTU and may change.

Work Settings

K-6 classroom

Credentialing Requirements

AST Degree (First 2 years at RSCC):

Location

Cumberland, Oak Ridge, Roane, and Scott county campuses

Salary

$35,000 – $45,000

Steps to Enroll

Steps to enroll at RSCC to obtain an AST Degree and enroll in the 2+2 program for elementary education:

  1. Submit an RSCC Admissions Application. Indicate on the application you are interested in an AST degree.
  2. Submit required proof of immunizations.
  3. Submit OFFICIAL transcripts from all high schools or colleges you have attended to the Office of Records and Registration. An official transcript is one that is in an unopened sealed envelope from the high school or college.
  4. If you are under 21, and have taken the ACT test within the last 3 years and your score on all parts is 19 or better, you will NOT be required to take the COMPASS placement test to determine if you need any Learning Support courses. If you are 21 and over, you WILL be required to take the COMPASS test. The RSCC Counseling Center can provide the times and locations where the tests will be given.
  5. See your advisor to help you prepare a degree checklist. Your advisor information can be found on RaiderNet.
  6. At this point you can begin completing your Learning Support courses, General Education courses and the courses required for the AST degree.

Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Stacie Bradshaw
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4773
Roane County Campus

Stacie Bradshaw graduated from Roane State in 2007 with her A.S. degree in Elementary Education and then went on to participate in the 2+2 program with Tennessee Tech. She graduated from TTU in 2009 with her B.S. degree in Multidisciplinary Studies (K-6), where she was then granted her K-6 teaching license. From there she went on to pursue her master’s degree and earned her M.S. in Teacher Education from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 2010. Since then Stacie has worked at Roane State in the Education department.

Cody Villarreal
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 5312
Oak Ridge Branch Campus

S. Cody Villarreal is a graduate of Roane State with her A.S. degree in General Studies. She then went on to Brigham Young University to earn her B.A. in History. After graduation from BYU, Cody went to Tennessee Tech University to receive her M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction as well as her Grades 7-12 Social Studies teaching license. Cody has worked for Tennessee Tech University and University of Phoenix, Las Vegas and Reno, NV campuses. From August 2009 until July 2012 Cody was an adjunct education instructor for Roane State.

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