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Spanish Education Major

A major in Spanish Education at Grace College will explore the ins and outs of teaching Spanish for grades K-12. As you consider an array of colleges with Spanish Education majors near you in the midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Winona Lake, Indiana, you will discover a top college for Spanish Education taught with a Christian worldview. A Grace College Spanish Education degree will help you make workable connections between linguistic and cultural skills, preparing you to teach Spanish in educational settings.

This program is for you if you are serious about creating an impact in a Spanish Education career. With a bachelor’s degree in Spanish Education, you will be required to get real-world experience ensuring you are equipped for jobs in teaching abroad, teaching middle school, high school, and countless other areas. 

With on-campus courses focusing on acquiring linguistic and cultural skills and a required Study-Abroad, you will master the Spanish language, developing competency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in authentic cultural settings. Students also take education courses in planning, instruction, management, and professionalism, and pursue applied learning experiences. You will spend time at a Spanish or Argentine institution abroad, encountering Spanish-speaking cultures first-hand. Spanish education majors will develop a dynamic Christian worldview as they encounter differing cultural values and beliefs, and learn to live intentionally as a global citizen.

Future Spanish Teacher, the way forward is Grace.

Educational Focus

  • Advanced Spanish Communication & Civilization
  • Modern Latin America
  • Oral and Written Expression
  • Methods of Teaching Foreign Language
  • Teaching in Pluralistic Society

Career Opportunities

  • Teaching Middle School or High School
  • Teaching Abroad

Teacher Technology Training

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  • SAMR Framework
  • MimioStudio software
  • STEM applications
  • iPad Technology
  • Google Fundamentals Training
  • Google Educator Level 1 Certification
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  • Loom & more

Spanish Education is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Learners
  • Passionate Communicators
  • Relational
  • Patient
  • Reflective
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Dr. Martha-Elena GranadosAssistant Professor of Languages (Spanish)

Martha-Elena Granados, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Languages (Spanish)
Laurinda A. Owen, Ph.D. Vice President of Academic Affairs

Laurie A. Owen, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Education; Chair, Secondary Education; Director of Student Teaching

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