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Our students are changing the way they approach learning through research and service in education. In line with the Jesuit tradition, they’re innovating new techniques and instigating system-wide change to improve the future of education.

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College of Education Joins CPED

Seattle University College of Education will join the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED), a Consortium of more than 80 colleges and schools of education working together to redesign all aspects of the professional practice doctorate in education known as the Ed.D.
Nov 22, 2016

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Read the 2016 issue of Banner magazine!

Featuring: Jill Wakefield, EdD, reflects on a career in education leadership; Steven Webb, EdD, named State Superintendent of the Year; Faculty accomplishments, student news, alumni updates, and much more!
Sep 12, 2016

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New Undergraduate Program Offers Elementary Education K-8 Certification and ELL Endorsement

Beginning in Fall 2016, the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education are partnering to offer a new specialization in elementary education in the Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies bachelor of arts degree. Students in the four-year program will obtain a BA in interdisciplinary liberal studies along with a teaching credential in K-8 (elementary education) and an ELL endorsement.
Sep 1, 2016

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COE welcomes five new faculty

The college is happy to welcome five new faculty.
Apr 22, 2016

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Oct 6 Open House AdMeet program faculty for College of Education's 11 degree programs at the Graduate Programs Open House on October 6!

Earn your bachelor's

in K-8 education!

Want to be ready to teach when you earn your B.A.?

Major in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies with a specialization in Elementary Education (K-8)! This enables you to:

  • Earn a bachelor's degree from one of the top-rated integrative programs in the nation
  • Earn a Washington state elementary (K-8) teaching credential
  • Earn an English Language Learner (ELL) endorsement
  • Get over 700 hours of field work in classrooms, beginning in your first year

For more information, visit the IDLS website

Explore the college's history!

Prepared for Seattle University's 125th-year anniversary, this timeline chronicles the college's journey through the decades. It features interviews with faculty and alumni and contains a wealth of facts and photos. Click here to start the journey!

Careers

The College of Education is hiring! For careers in the COE, click here.