Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog


The Education program offers courses applicable to students interested in a career in the classroom with school age children. Students completing the two-year degree program are able to transfer to a four-year degree program and become certified teachers. Core courses include Educational Foundations, Special Education, Diversity, and Relationships in Classroom Settings.

See also: Education - Post-Degree Teacher Certification  

Department Head:

Ginny Harmelink  MA, ECE Curriculum and Instruction 

Desert Vista Campus, B-102, Mail Code 6107




Donna Cohn, 


Full-time faculty:

Virginia Harmelink




Z-Inactivated - Liberal Arts, Elementary Education Concentration, AA  

For additional post-degree certificates see: Education - Post-Degree Teacher Certification  


“To Teach is to Touch Lives Forever”
   ​— V. Ramirez, Education AA, 2021


Program Highlights

  • Faculty with current Arizona Teacher Certificates
  • Degree can be completed fully online, or combined with in-person courses

  • Pathways to university partners

  • Dedicated advisor