College of Communication & Education

School of Education

A teacher enthusiastically teaches their class

We believe in the power of education to create a strong democratic and sustainable society that honors diversity and inclusion. The mission of the School of Education (SOE), in collaboration with our community partners, is to support the development of effective, reflective, and engaged educators who value the identities of all students, their families, and the communities they serve. We are committed to scholar-practitioner inquiry and responsible praxis–based pedagogies that serve as tools toward cultivating socially and ecologically just practices in classrooms, local communities, and beyond. Learn more about the School of Education!

Interests and Experiences

Students who are interested in serving students with special needs, becoming an expert in your field of study, educating children and young adults, and becoming a change agent and community leader have found the following experiences invaluable:

  • Working in public schools as a co-teacher
  • Applying course materials in real world settings
  • Project-based learning in school settings
  • Community and service learning opportunities
Credentials and Other Programs


Other Programs

Career Options
  • Elementary, middle, and high school teacher
  • Special education teacher
  • School administrator
  • Curriculum designer