Teacher Education
Program Design

Program Description

The University of Victoria's teacher education program will give you the knowledge and skills you need to be a general classroom teacher for students in kindergarten to grade 7. Courses have been designed to be engaging, relevant and practical and to give you a comprehensive introduction to all the subjects you will be required to teach. This four-year program is located in Cranbrook, BC, in association with College of the Rockies.

For more information about this program, please refer to:
UVic web site (Elementary B.Ed. – East Kootenay Program).

Program Structure

Year One

You will enrol at College of the Rockies in first year university level courses.

Consult an adviser in the Teacher Education Advising Office if you have any questions about the admission requirements and your course selection.

For general inquiries about this program:
East Kootenay Teacher Education Program Office
Kootenay Centre Room 185
College of the Rockies
Phone: 250-489-8228
Office hours: Mon - Thurs; 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (closed from 12-1)

Program Coordinator:
Diana Dearden
Email: ddearden@cotr.bc.ca
Telephone: 250-489-2751 x3519

To find out what to take, go to the UVIC web site. If you have completed coursework at another college or university, and would like to have that coursework reviewed by an education adviser at the University of Victoria, please have a copy of your official transcript sent to:

Faculty of Education Advising Centre
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, B.C. V8W 2Y2
Telephone: (250) 721-7877
Fax: (250) 721-7767
Email: adve@uvic.ca

Years Two-Four

You will enrol in University of Victoria courses. These courses will be offered at College of the Rockies campus.

Please refer to How to Apply for application procedures.

Post-Degree Professional Program

UVic also offers a post-degree professional program (PDPP) at the College of the Rockies campus. This after degree program has been carefully designed to provide engaging, relevant, and high-quality preparation for the responsibilities and challenges of today's classrooms.

You’ll take 30-units of specified education courses, including two teaching practica, over a 25-36 month period starting in September.

For more information, please visit the UVIC web site (Post-Degree Professional Program).

Application deadline for the PDPP is Jan 2.