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School of Teaching & Learning

  • The School of Teaching and Learning is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and provides a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate curriculum that spans early childhood, elementary, secondary and special education to prepare you with high-quality teaching skills and solid grounding in your chosen discipline.

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  • Benefits of an MSUM School of Teaching & Learning Degree
    The Early Education Center located on MSUM’s campus is a great way to experience an early education environment just steps away from your classrooms. You’ll have the opportunity to interact with children ages 16 months to 5 years old as they explore and learn about themselves and participate in activities designed to promote their emotional, social and physical growth.
    MSUM’s School of Teaching and Learning is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). In addition, the Minnesota Board of Teaching approves all teacher education licensure programs at MSUM.
    Several courses needed to complete Special Education licensure requirements are offered online and during summer sessions, making it possible to complete requirements in a timely manner.
    You’ll spend more than 200 hours observing and teaching in classrooms during your practicum experiences, allowing you to learn firsthand what a career in education involves.
    MSUM education graduates boast 100 percent career related placement.
    The education learning community gives you the opportunity to live and learn with other first-year education majors.
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    Learning Opportunities Beyond the Classroom

    MSU Moorhead is committed to providing you exceptional field experience beginning at the start of your education and continuing until graduation.

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  • Careers & Outcomes
    MSUM School of Teaching & Learning graduates enjoy 100 percent related job placement.
  • School of Teaching & Learning News & Events
    • Suarez-Sousa presents in Lima, Peru
      Ximena Suarez-Sousa (School of Teaching and Learning) presented her study Developing Local Academic Norms for Reading at the Board of […]
    • Park published in Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education
      Sungok “Reina” Park, the School of Teaching and Learning, published a research paper entitled “Developing preservice teachers’ sensitivity and confidence: […]
    • Faculty, doctoral student provide professional development sessions to Peruvian teachers
      Boyd Bradbury (School of Teaching and Learning), Erin Gillett (STL), Marci Glessner (STL), Kathrina O’Connell (Educational Leadership doctoral student), and […]
    • Faculty, doctoral student present at Universidad Tecnológica del Perú
      Boyd Bradbury, Erin Gillett, Marci Glessner, Kathrina O’Connell (Educational Leadership doctoral student), and Ximena Suarez-Sousa presented at the Universidad Tecnológica […]
    • Coquyt earns QM Certification for course design
      Dr. Michael Coquyt, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 767 Organization and Administration of […]
    • Central Minnesota Education Job Fair
      Wednesday, April 3 | 2-7 p.m. | Sourcewell (202 12th St NE, Staples, MN 56479) Are you an Education Major looking for a teaching job Fall of 2019? Attend the Central Minnesota […]
    • MSUM ranked No. 1 on list of ‘Top 20 Best Special Education – Autism Online Master’s Degrees 2019’
      Minnesota State University Moorhead was ranked No. 1 on a recent listing of Top 20 Best Special Education – Autism […]
    • DeSutter, Beck’s manuscript accepted for publication in journal
      Stephenson Beck (NDSU) and Keri DeSutter’s (School of Teaching and Learning) manuscript titled “An Examination of Group Facilitator Challenges and […]
    • DeSutter presents at Moorhead Public Schools professional development day
      Keri DeSutter, School of Teaching and Learning and Stephenson Beck, Communication Department, North Dakota State University, provided a professional development […]
    • Kupferman presents at STAR Symposium
      David Kupferman, School of Teaching and Learning, gave a presentation titled “Détournement: Getting Students to Think about ‘High’ Theory Using […]
    • Drs. LaLonde, Sadikovic present at STAR Symposium
      Dr. Courtney LaLonde and Dr. Belma Sadikovic recently presented a session titled Creating Collaborative Learning Communities in Asynchronous Courses at […]
    • DeSutter presents at Council for Exceptional Children Conference
      Keri DeSutter, School of Teaching and Learning, presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. Her presentation […]
    • Graduate programs included in 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings
    • Benson presents at African Studies Association Annual Conference
      John Benson, STL, presented a paper, “The Role of Primary Education, Secondary School Choice, and Teacher Placement in Developing Tanzanian […]
    • Register now for Environment, Culture, and Human Services in Tanzania 
      ANTH 490 01 Tanzania Study Tour (001543) STL 490 01 Tanzania Study Tour (001531) This unique interdisciplinary educational experience will […]
    • Parenteau, Wilken present at national conference
      Danielle Parenteau and Kayla Wilken co-presented their research, “Valuing Individual Differences: Using Rubrics to Select Non-biased and Inclusive Children’s Books” […]
    • Shume, DeSutter present professional development workshop
      Teresa Shume, North Dakota State University, School of Education and Keri DeSutter, MSUM, School of Teaching and Learning, provided a […]
    • Bradbury earns additional QM certification for course design
      Dr. Boyd Bradbury, School of Teaching & Learning, earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED ED 785 Building […]
    • Park, Radel present at national conference
      Reina Park, with a co-presenter from Delaware State University presented a study “Advocating a New Concept of Developmentally Appropriate Paternal […]
    • Kupferman serves as guest editor of Policy Futures in Education special issue
      David Kupferman, School of Teaching and Learning, served as the guest editor for the October 2018 special issue of Policy […]
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