School of Teacher Education

The School of Teacher Education is committed to high quality personnel preparation programs; service to the state of Florida; and research in elementary education, early childhood education, reading/language arts, special education, visual disabilities, and related areas. We strive to provide programs of excellence serving undergraduates, graduates, and advanced graduates by teaching, advising, and providing professional role models. Our goal is to prepare educational leaders who will contribute to the betterment of a pluralistic, global society in the context of the state of Florida's needs for an educated, global-minded citizenry.

This mission is accomplished by:

  • implementing personnel preparation programs that are comprehensive and that prepare practitioners to implement state-of-the-art, research-based practices
  • conducting high-quality research in authentic settings; and
  • translating research to practice through service to the profession at the local, state, and national levels.

Learn more about the programs offered in the School of Teacher Education below:

Combined BS/MS Pathways

Graduate Programs

Certificate Programs


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Check out the School of Teacher Education Colloquium Series on YouTube here!