Teacher Education at Eureka College

Prospective teacher candidates study a core curriculum of liberal arts as well as a major field of study. Students in the education program learn both in and outside of the classroom, with opportunities for field and practical experiences, as well as student teaching during their time at Eureka College.

Eureka College has been recognized as a top college for teacher education. The Online College Database’s ranking “Best Colleges in Illinois Shaping the Next Generation,” honors the post-secondary institutions in the state that have graduated the most education and teaching professionals.

Additional information

  • Students must complete entry requirements before program admission is granted (read more)
  • Practica and student teaching required to complete the teacher education program (read more)

Transfer Credit

Application of transfer credit toward Eureka College Teacher Education requirements is subject to review by the Teacher Education Program. All grades in transfer courses must be a “C” or above. Transfer students are subject to all Teacher Education Program requirements.

Transfer students should make an appointment with Kevin Brucker, Teacher Education Assessment Coordinator and Transfer Advisor, to plan the application process.

Kevin Brucker

Teacher Education Assessment Coordinator and Transfer Advisor
Office: Burklund Education Center

Meet the Director of Teacher Education

Mr. Kevin Brucker
Director of Teacher Education
309-467- 6327
Office Location: Burklund Education Center


  • Elementary Education (grades 1-6)
  • Middle Grades (grades 5-8): Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences
  • Secondary Education (grades 9-12) English, Mathematics, Social Science with Designation in History
  • Special Education LBSI (K-21)
  • Vocal Music (grades K-12)