School of Teaching & Learning
The School of Teaching and Learning is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 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.
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 Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). 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.
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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EMAE Teacher Appreciation NightTeacher Appreciation Night will be held February 28 at 7:30 p.m. the the CMU room 205 Help EMAE (Education Minnesota Aspiring Educators) in appreciating all past and present teachers. This event is so you can make a card or something you may think a teacher you have or have had will enjoy to show you appreciate them!
Dr. Dawnita Gallo published in highly respected journalDr. Dawnita Gallo, Early Childhood Education faculty member in the School of Teaching and Learning, has an article in the most recent issue of the International Journal of the Whole Child. This article synthesizes research-based information about the importance and use of guided play with young children. Dr. Gallo’s article “Post-Pandemic Teaching in the Early Childhood Classroom: Supporting Children’s Social […]
MSU Moorhead among 55 Educator Prep Programs recognized for national excellenceMSU Moorhead now 1 of 507 total providers meeting rigorous CAEP Accreditation Standards to better prepare the teachers of tomorrow.
Dr. Erin Gillett presents webinarDr. Erin Gillett, School of Teaching and Learning, collaborated with Dr. Abbey Payeur, Bethel University, to develop and present a webinar designed for MN school principals. This effort was sponsored by the Minnesota Principals Academy at the University of Minnesota and HELP, the Higher Education Literacy Partnership of Minnesota. The webinar, What are Preservice Teachers Taught About Reading? is part […]
Early Childhood Education Faculty Visit Transfer Pathway StudentsDrs. Dawnita Gallo, Erin Gillett, and Sungok Reina Park recently visited Early Childhood Education students at the MState Detroit Lakes campus. The Early Childhood program director, Sue Teneyck-Stafki, invited us in order to promote the Transfer Pathway opportunity between the programs. We visited with students, answered their questions, and promoted the opportunity to complete their four-year Early Childhood Education degree […]