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Teachers are champions for the common good


Every Child Deserves a Champion

Successfully helping educators flourish in mind, passion and career since 1917, programs within the University of St. Thomas’ Department of Teacher Education prepare educators to work in elementary, secondary and K–12 education. As we have done for thousands of students, we are here to help you gain professional skills, an ethical mindset and hands-on practice through expertly taught coursework and engaging field experiences with professional education partners. Along the way, you will also become part of an unsurpassed network of faculty, students and alumni. All teaching licensure programs meet the most recent licensure requirements established by the State of Minnesota and are accredited by the Professional Education Licensure and Standards Board (PELSB).

Teacher Education Faculty

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