The primary purpose of the Department of Educational Studies (DES) is to advance teaching and learning while preparing teacher leaders for a global society.
We prepare teacher candidates to become teachers who ground curriculum in the lives of students; who embrace multicultural perspectives and uphold just teaching practices; value academically rigorous curriculum; and are culturally sensitive.
We prepare students to...
- Engage in reflection
- Celebrate diversity
- Research practice
- Focus on teaching
- Engage in service
- Use technology
- Create school partnerships
- Construct knowledge
- Be globally responsive
Next application deadline for admission to EC-MC, MC-EA, and EC-A:
Feb. 9, 2018
Applications accepted in Spring 2018: Jan. 22-Feb. 9 (closes at 4:00 PM Feb. 9)
Students should apply to the EC-MC, MC-EA and EC-A programs using the following link:
DES Admission Application
Students should apply to the SPE minor program using the following link:
SPE Admission Application
Students should apply to the SPE add-on certification program using the following link:
SPE Add on Certification Admission Application