Hurricane Ian Update
September 28, 2022 Claflin Family: At approximately 4:10 p.m., South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for South Carolina. As the safety of our students, faculty and staff is a major priority, Claflin University will close and classes will be canceled on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 12 p.m. Classes for Friday, September 30, 2022, will be held virtually. Students are encouraged to check Moodle for instructions from professors. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to seek safety away from the predicted affected (coastal) areas. Residential students who live in South Carolina or within a 4-hour radius are strongly encouraged to leave campus. However, residential students who are unable to leave campus must register with the Office of Residential Life no later than Thursday, September 29, at 10 a.m. by clicking here. The Office of Residential Life will be on-call to answer questions in case of emergencies at (803) 258-8981. The University Dining Center will operate on the following schedule: Thursday: Normal operations. No late night dining. Friday: Brunch (9 a.m. until 1 p.m.); Dinner (5 to 7 p.m.) Saturday & Sunday: Brunch (10 a.m. until 1 p.m.); Dinner (5 to 7 p.m.) * Meals will be take-out on Friday through Sunday. Pizza Hut and Starbucks will be closed. If conditions become worse (power outages, flooding, downed trees, etc.), the University will implement its emergency protocol and provide shelter and meals in the Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Wellness Complex (located on the campus of Claflin University). You are encouraged to visit the University’s website, where updates will be posted regarding University operations. Updates also will be posted through Panther Alerts (text messages), Panther X, and email. For general information and updates, please call the University’s Information Line at (803) 535-5243. In case of on-campus emergencies, please call Claflin University Public Safety at (803) 535-5444. You may also check the National Weather Service for up-to-date alerts at https://www.weather.gov/cae/

Middle Level Education

The Middle Level Education program prepares visionary educators to be recommended for South Carolina teacher licensure for grades 6-8.

Curriculum

The Middle Level Education program has specific competencies that are expected of candidates preparing to teach in grades 6-8. It meets the standards of the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE).

Middle Level Curriculum Sheet

Careers and Outcomes

Each step you take while enrolled in the School of Education is carefully outlined to guide your career pathways. Upon completion of a degree in Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Education, you will be able to pursue a career as:

  • Middle School Teacher
  • Child Center Director or Coordinator
  • Curriculum Developer (Grades 6-8)
  • Educational Consultant
  • Advocate for a middle level educational organization or professional association
  • Director of Education Services

Admissions Requirements

Prospective students interested in applying to this program are encouraged to review specific admissions requirements for the School of Education.

If you are interested in Middle Level Education, please contact:

Dr. Dywanna Smith
 
Assistant Professor of Education
Coordinator of Middle Level Education

Bowen Hall 114
Office: 8035355289
Email: dysmith@claflin.edu

Teacher Education Admissions
Claflin Academic Catalog

Courses & Requirements

View the academic catalog to see all courses and requirements.

2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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