November 1, 2004

Earn a Bachelor's Degree in Education with WNCC, Nevada State College Partnership

Western Nevada Community College is now in the second year of a partnership with Nevada State College to offer upper division courses in WNCC's service area for students seeking a bachelor's degree in elementary education. To help current and prospective students plan a course of study towards the degree, the college is hosting monthly advisement sessions. Francine Mayfield, Director of Education at Nevada State College, will talk to students on Monday, Nov. 8, at 6 p.m. in Marlette Hall at the Carson City campus. The next session is on Monday, Dec. 13, in Fallon.

In the collaboration, WNCC students who are close to having completed their first two years of transfer courses toward a bachelor's degree in education can enroll in Nevada State College junior and senior level courses offered at WNCC and will be able to earn a bachelor's degree and become prepared for certification as an elementary teacher in Nevada.

In the spring, Nevada State College is offering teacher education courses at WNCC. The interactive video classes will originate in Carson City and Fallon on Friday evenings and Saturdays and will be delivered to students in some WNCC Learning Centers.

Foundation courses available at WNCC include instructional technology, philosophy of science, required 200 level English courses, introductory courses in secondary and special education, and freshman and sophomore courses requiring supervised field experience in the public schools.

For more information about registration and fees for Nevada State College junior and senior level classes in teacher education, contact WNCC Counseling Services at 775-445-3267 or Nevada State College at

Nevada State College Teacher Education Courses offered at WNCC:

CI 361 - Language Arts and Literature 4-8 (Carson)
3 credits Fridays, 4-6:45 p.m. Cedar 308
Interactive Video class transmitted from Carson City to Fallon, Fernley and Hawthorne.
Instructor: Mark Midcalf

CI 405 - Literacy Instruction: Individual and Small Group (Carson)
3 credits TBA, 7-9:45 p.m. Cedar 308
Interactive Video class transmitted from Carson City to Fallon, Fernley and Hawthorne
Instructor: Jamie McKillop

EL 401 - Law and Ethics for Educators (Fallon)
3 credits Meeting dates: Every other Saturday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Jan. 29-May 21
Interactive Video class transmitted from Fallon VRGH 308) to Carson and Hawthorne.

For additional information, please contact:
WNC Information and Marketing Services
2201 W. College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-3234
Fax: 775-445-3198

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