We hope you will enjoy learning more about the UMSL College of Education!
We hope you will enjoy learning more about the UMSL College of Education!

UMSL’s new Close the Gap Grant will assist low-income students in earning their degrees

The UMSL Close the Gap Grant will assist undergraduate students with high financial need from across the state of Missouri or select Illinois counties in the metropolitan area graduate with significantly less debt. Students new to UMSL will be eligible to receive the grant beginning in the spring 2022 semester. 

Theresa Coble helps define the National Association for Interpretation’s new direction in professional publication

Theresa Coble, the E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of Experiential and Family Education at the University of Missouri–St. Louis College of Education, has been instrumental in advancing the field of interpretation for more than two decades.

University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Education Podcast

Join us to learn more about our innovative undergraduate and graduate education degree programs. We will also offer some tips to help you grow professionally so you can continue your hard work impacting the lives of your students.  Three ways to listen:

UMSL Virtual College Fair

Join us on November 17 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm to learn about our amazing undergraduate and graduate College of Education degree programs.  Registation information will be available soon.  Save the date, and see you then!!

UMSL COE Alumna Lauren Schoellhorn’s passion for teaching impacts students at Eureka High School

Lauren Schoellhorn (left) accepts her award for Rockwood School District’s 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year from school board president Jamie Bayes. Schoellhorn went on to be named one of 35 Regional Teachers of the Year and one of seven finalists for the 2022 Missouri Teacher of the Year.

UMSL Child Development Center Celebrates Children’s Center week

The UCDC began their week-long celebration with a special reading guest from the College of Education!  Dr. April Regester, the Chair of the Department of Educator Preparation and Leadership, visited the UCDC and read stories to the children.

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies PhD Alumna and Current Student among distinguished alumni recognized at UMSL 2021 Founders Celebration

The UMSL Alumni Association presented its Outstanding Young Alumni award to Melanie Adams, Education PhD 2014, and Amy Hunter, BA English 1992 and current Education PhD student at the 30th annual Founders Celebration on October 7, 2021

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Write to Learn Conference Coming in March

The Write to Learn 2022 Conference will be held at the Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia, Missouri on March 3-4. There will be a keynote speaker each morning and two main speakers (one elementary and one secondary) doing full-day workshops on each day. There will also be a limited number of breakout sessions led by state and regional presenters (as another option in place of the full-day workshops).

Doctoral student and former pro baseball player Pete Paciorek connects character education and sports

Pete Paciorek is the founder of Character Loves Company, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using youth sports as a vehicle for character development. Paciorek is also part of an EdD cohort led by Marvin Berkowitz and is examining how character education can be purposefully integrated into coaching youth sports.

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Newly Redesigned Focus for the M.Ed. in Higher Education degree program

Are you a K-12 educator who aspires to best prepare students for life after high school? The College of Education announces a newly redesigned focus for our 100% online, 30-credit hour Master of Education in Higher Education degree program with a specialization in College Access, Career Readiness and Student Services Leadership.


Social Justice in Education Graduate Certificate

The Dr. Matthew D. Davis Racial & Social Justice Institute offers the opportunity for individuals from all backgrounds to come together in pursuit of social justice and racial equity for society. We welcome professionals from traditional and non-traditional education backgrounds and industries to join the program.

In-Person and Virtual Campus Tours

In-Person and Virtual Campus Tours

Admissions team members in the Welcome Center have been conducting in-person tours. Come check out our campus and stop by the College of Education! The University of Missouri–St. Louis is taking recommended safety measures to ensure the health and wellness of our UMSL community and campus guests. Review our visitor procedures for more information. Virtual tours are also available.

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David A. Stofer

Recruitment Coordinator
UMSL College of Education

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