The School of Education is home to both the Professional Education degrees and service-oriented professional programs in Psychology and Social Work. The School blends theoretical, professional, and practical concepts for expertise in education and service.
The School of Education offers a Bachelor of Science in Birth to Kindergarten Education, Elementary Education, Middle Grades Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, and Psychology, as well as a Bachelor of Social Work. In addition, the School offers the professional education component for undergraduate teacher licensure in Biology, English, Mathematics, Music, Health and Physical Education, Social Studies, and Spanish. The School also offers a Master of School Administration, Master of Arts in community counseling, Master of Education (M.Ed.) in school counseling, and Master of Education.
In the School of Education, technology and teaching go hand in hand. Students create classroom materials using desktop publishing platforms, Google Docs, PowerPoint, Prezi, Wiki-Web Development, Animation Creation, Movie Making for flipping classrooms, and interactive electronic whiteboards. The School of Education has two computer labs consisting of 48 dual-boot Windows/Macintosh systems and 20 iPads that provide students the opportunity to integrate technology into their training as teachers. Each classroom is equipped with a SMARTBoard™ and Document Camera for use by instructors and students. The interactive electronic whiteboards are perfect for demonstrations, interactivity, accommodating different learning styles, fostering critical thinking, and distance learning.