Queen’s offers three program tracks within the PJ and IS program options (available to both Concurrent and Consecutive Education teacher candidates, excluding Queen’s-Waterloo Joint Program and Technological Education).
ATE is especially suited to Aboriginal students (Status, non-Status or Métis) who are interested in Aboriginal education. It may be of particular interest to mature students and those with experience in Aboriginal education. It features courses with Aboriginal-specific content, as well as practice teaching placements in First Nations schools. There are two ATE delivery options:
ACE is designed for practising artists in visual art, music, drama and creative writing who wish to pursue a range of career possibilities in education. ACE Intermediate-Senior applicants must select their first teaching subject from one of these four areas:
OEE is intended to facilitate integration of conventional teacher education with preparation for leading dynamic community-based and environmental education activities. This program track involves field camps, extended practica in experiential settings, special workshops and dedicated courses included (for the most part) within the schedule of the regular BEd program.