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 mission in the School of Education is grounded in a lived commitment to democracy, diversity, equity, and justice. We teach and conduct research to make a positive difference with and in schools and communities. The work of our faculty, researchers, staff, and students leads to evidence-based policy and practice. We aim for our graduates to be engaged and informed educators, researchers, policymakers, and community leaders.
We offer cutting-edge, engaging teacher preparation, innovative undergraduate programs, and Colorado's top-ranked graduate education in multiple program areas: Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Foundations, Policy & Practice, Educational Equity & Cultural Diversity, Learning Sciences & Human Development, and Research, Evaluation & Methodology.
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.