School of Education - Designed For Working Adults

We share your passion for enriching the lives of young learners through teaching excellence. Kendall understands your drive and desire to meet the academic needs of all your students. That is why we are committed to helping you earn the credentials you need to advance your career in education.

At Kendall, we are proud of our reputation for excellence and believe that students who choose Kendall not only contribute to our success but also earn a respected degree that will benefit them for a lifetime. Our graduates leave Kendall ready for the world of teaching.


Flexibility You Need to Work Full-Time

We understand that it can be difficult to balance your family, a job and school all at the same time – that is why we offer convenient pathways for you to earn your degree while still maintaining the other important aspects of your life. Our three tracks are adapted for adults who juggle full-time jobs and even fuller lives. We don’t ask that you put your goals on hold- you can begin our program at any stage of your college education.

At Kendall, you can choose to earn your B.A. in Early Childhood Education with Illinois Professional Educator Licensure Preparation, a B.A. in Early Childhood Education without Licensure or the Illinois Professional Educator Licensure Preparation (post baccalaureate). Contact our enrollment team to discuss which track is best for your career.

Concentrations That Suit Your Passion

Our School of Education offers a curriculum filled with real-world experience to prepare you for success. We also offer various concentrations to help you focus on your passion. You can choose to concentrate in: 

*Administration and Leadership
*Childhood Nutrition
*English as a Second Language
*Grant Management
*Infants and Toddlers
*Small Business Management
*Special Education 

As an early childhood educator, you have one of the most important jobs in the world; at Kendall, our concentrations will help you enter this noble profession with all the necessary tools to help both you and your students succeed.

Why Choose Kendall College?

We share your passion for enriching the lives of young learners through teaching excellence. Kendall understands your drive and desire to meet the academic needs of all your students. That is why we are committed to helping you earn the credentials you need to advance your career in education.

At Kendall, we are proud of our reputation for excellence and believe that students who choose Kendall not only contribute to our success but also earn a respected degree that will benefit them for a lifetime. Our graduates leave Kendall ready for the world of teaching.


Flexibility You Need to Work Full-Time

We understand that it can be difficult to balance your family, a job and school all at the same time – that is why we offer convenient pathways for you to earn your degree while still maintaining the other important aspects of your life. Our three tracks are adapted for adults who juggle full-time jobs and even fuller lives. We don’t ask that you put your goals on hold- you can begin our program at any stage of your college education.

At Kendall, you can choose to earn your B.A. in Early Childhood Education with Illinois Professional Educator Licensure Preparation, a B.A. in Early Childhood Education without Licensure or the Illinois Professional Educator Licensure Preparation (post baccalaureate). Contact our enrollment team to discuss which track is best for your career.

Concentrations That Suit Your Passion

Our School of Education offers a curriculum filled with real-world experience to prepare you for success. We also offer various concentrations to help you focus on your passion. You can choose to concentrate in: 

*Administration and Leadership
*Childhood Nutrition
*English as a Second Language
*Grant Management
*Infants and Toddlers
*Small Business Management
*Special Education 

As an early childhood educator, you have one of the most important jobs in the world; at Kendall, our concentrations will help you enter this noble profession with all the necessary tools to help both you and your students succeed.

  • Top Ranked

    Kendall has been a leader in education for more than 75 years.

  • 1:16

    The Kendall community is special. A student-to-faculty ratio of 1:16 ensures that students receive the support they need.

  • 100% Employment Rate

    100% of June 2015 Early Childhood Education graduates reported being employed in their field within six months of graduation.***

  • Top 25

    Kendall College was ranked among the Top 25 Smart Choice Schools for Online Early Childhood Education Degrees list by SuperScholar Smart Choice in 2016.

Testimonials

  • "Kendall College helped me gain the foundation I needed to become an early childhood educator."

    - Cody New, Early Childhood Education, '06

  • “Kendall's online courses meant that I wouldn't have to juggle classroom time with my work schedule and family.”

    - Juli Hammershoy, Early Childhood Education, '15

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