Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program (SUNTEP)
off-campus site through a satellite campus or regional partner.
SUNTEP is a four-year program designed for Métis and non-status aboriginal students who want to teach at either the elementary/middle years or secondary level.
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- This program is available to students in both Prince Albert and Saskatoon, making access to classes easier for potential students.
- Because the program is direct-entry, students have several opportunities for field experience in both traditional and holistic approaches, ensuring that Aboriginal culture is present throughout the training.
This program, offered in both Prince Albert and Saskatoon, includes Native studies and cross-cultural education. Field experience begins in the first year of the program and continues through to graduation. Classroom experience includes—but is not limited to— urban centres, rural communities, northern schools, band schools and the Catholic School Division.
It's about more than becoming a teacher. The skills you learn in the College of Education can take you to the classroom, out into the community or around the world:
- Elementary or High School Teacher
- Adult Educator
- Community Program Coordinator
- Curriculum Developer
- Educational Administrator
- High School Counselor or Academic Advisor
- International Teacher
- Instructional Designer
- Library Technician or Teacher Librarian
- Literacy Instructor/Coordinator
- Resource Teacher
- Special Education Teacher
- Vocational Teacher
- Youth Worker
- Or almost anything you want...
A Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) is the beginning of a long career in academia, education, community, business, politics or government.
The graduate studies program in the College of Education offers opportunities to advance your education in the areas of educational administration (leadership), educational foundations (social justice, Aboriginal, anti-racist, and lifelong and ecological education), educational psychology and special education (school counselling, special education, and applied measurement and evaluation), and educational curriculum (teacher librarian, educational communications, and technology and curriculum).