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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
    • Keri DeSutter and Kyena Cornelius presented at MACTE
      Keri DeSutter, School of Teaching and Learning and Kyena Cornelius, Assistant Professor, Special Education, Minnesota State University, Mankato presented at […]
    • Drs. Marci Glessner and Daniel Olufemi publish “Pedagogy of Flow”
      Drs. Marci Glessner and Daniel Olufemi of the School of Teaching and Learning published “Pedagogy of Flow” in the Encyclopedia […]
    • Dr. Shirley Johnson and Danielle Parenteau presented Oct. 16
      Dr. Shirley Johnson and Danielle Parenteau, faculty in the School of Teaching and Learning, presented information on “Social Inclusion for […]
    • Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Barry Olson
      Meet MSUM’s new Assistant Professor in the School of Teaching & Learning, Barry Olson. He is excited to create effective teachers […]
    • Dr. Mahlum invited to become ATE 2020 Clinical Fellow
      Dr. Lynn Mahlum, Director of Field Experiences in the School of Teaching and Learning, has been invited to become an […]
    • Join the Leadership Lab for coffee
      Wednesday, Oct. 2 | 10-11 a.m. | Zoom The Leadership Lab is hosting its second virtual “coffee chat” where we […]
    • Belarusian lecturers to visit campus
      University-wide lecture: Monday, Sept. 23 | 2:30 p.m. | CMU 205 Three lecturers from Belarusian National Technical University will be […]
    • Dr. Ritland publishes resource book
      Dr. Valerie Ritland, recently published a resource book for teachers, school districts, and university teacher preparation programs entitled, Transformative education; […]
    • Kupferman publishes book
      David Kupferman, School of Teaching and Learning, has recently published the book Childhood, Science Fiction, and Pedagogy: Children Ex Machina, […]
    • DeSutter, Beck present professional development session
      Keri DeSutter (School of Teaching and Learning) and Stephenson Beck (NDSU, Communication Studies, Chair) provided a professional development session during […]
    • Dr. Coquyt publishes book, ‘Experiencing Teacher Leadership: Perceptions and Insights From First-Year Teacher Leaders’
      Dr. Mike Coquyt, Educational Leadership Graduate Program, L&L, authored a book Experiencing Teacher Leadership: Perceptions and Insights From First-Year Teacher Leaders. […]
    • Drs. Peterson, Sadikovic, Harmon attend NASPA Student Success Conference
      Recently Drs. Aaron Peterson, Belma Sadikovic, and Renée Harmon from the Educational Leadership Graduate Studies program traveled to Orlando, Florida […]
    • Gillett presents at 2019 Literacy Conference
      Erin Gillett, School of Teaching and Learning, along with colleagues Susan Ellingson and Teri Langlie, faculty in the Education Department […]
    • Huntley presents at Children’s Literature Association Conference
      Natalie Huntley, a May 2019 graduate in Elementary Inclusive Education, with additional licenses in special education and middle level math, […]
    • Bradbury earns tenth QM Certification for course design
    • MSUM new hires
      Please join us in welcoming the following employees to Minnesota State University Moorhead!  Make sure to stop by their departments […]
    • Kupferman publishes chapter in ‘Innovations in Narrative and Metaphor’
      David Kupferman, School of Teaching and Learning, recently published a chapter with his colleague Andrew Gibbons, Auckland University of Technology […]
    • Coquyt earns QM Certification for course design
      Dr. Michael Coquyt, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 705 Qualitative Methods in Academic Research. This […]
    • Bradbury earns QM Certification for course design
      Dr. Boyd Bradbury, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 740 Fiscal Management for Educational […]
    • DeSutter receives two grants totaling $30,000
      Keri DeSutter, School of Teaching and Learning, has received two grants from the Network for Excellence in Teaching (NExT). The […]
  • Matthew Peck, Elementary Education
    Nicholas Flores, Special Education
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