Who We Are

We are a nationally recognized innovator in education and known for our shared commitment to evidence-based policy and practice as it informs our commitments to democracy, diversity, equity, and justice.

Our faculty are respected researchers and excellent teachers with strong connections to the community and a dedication to our students. Our students and graduates are teachers and leaders in the classroom and in their communities. Together, our faculty, staff, students, alumni, and supporters aim to transform education and communities.

What We Do

Our work is grounded in our commitments to justice and equity. Our coursework is intellectually challenging and grounded in practice and research. Our students and community partners enrich our research and teaching by bringing their broad range of experiences and interests. Our scholars engage in varied research experiences addressing modern public challenges.

We offer cutting-edge, engaging teacher preparation, innovative undergraduate programs, and nationally recognized graduate program areas in Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Foundations, Policy & Practice, Educational Equity & Cultural Diversity, Learning Sciences & Human Development, and Research, Evaluation & Methodology.

Why Us?

We live in complex and challenging times. We continually strive as a school of education to stand together with our wonderfully diverse community, teach for equity and justice, create safe and affirming spaces, and serve as a resource for and partner to our university, schools, teachers, alumni, policymakers, and community at large.