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!

Become an Educator; Change a Life! 

The UMSL College of Education transforms lives. If you share in this mission to educate the next generation and want to turn your passion into action, come explore the many ways you can begin or advance your career in education. No matter what stage of life, we have a career pathway for you! Check out these videos to learn more about what we offer: 

The UMSL College of Education actively partners with communities and is proud to be a long-term partner with many local school districts and schools. Our goal is to provide the choice of programs to suit individuals wanting to be teachers, whether they are current high school students, undergraduates, or graduate students. We respond to our partner schools and districts and support their steady flow of well-qualified new teachers for the classroom.

Current teachers participating in our Teach in Residency Program with the Hazelwood School District shared comments on their personalized experience in a video clip

Are you ready to move your career forward? Are you passionate about educating the next generation? Want to know more about becoming a Triton Teacher in Hazelwood or another district?   

Contact: David Stofer, Recruitment Coordinator, dastofer@umsl.edu 

UMSL celebrates its past while building for the future during eventful 2023

The past year offered a chance to celebrate the past and make progress toward the future while continuing to impact the lives of students and the wider community today through education and outreach.


Four-time College of Education graduate Howard Fields strives for inclusion and equity in the classroom

Howard Fields has written several books and runs the State of Black Educators Symposium with a fellow UMSL alum.


Education graduate Elisabeth Farrel builds relationships, responsibility in middle school

Elisabeth Farrel graduated in December with a bachelor’s degree in education. Farrel is already putting her degree to use as a full-time math teacher at Windsor Middle School in Imperial, Missouri.

Fall 2023 commencement: A Saturday for celebration

The University of Missouri–St. Louis campus community celebrated nearly 1,000 summer and fall graduates earning degrees during three commencement ceremonies on Saturday, December 16.
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UMSL COE Alternative Certification Info Night

Join us Tuesday, March 5th from 6-7PM to learn more about the certification opportunities available for you right now. Through our innovative pathways and high quality coursework, we can make your dream of becoming a teacher come true!  

Circle of Educators Virtual Conversations in Education Series


Artificial Intelligence is everywhere – in our schools, workplaces and more! Join UMSL College of Education faculty member Dr. Keith Miller, Orthwein Endowed Professor for Life-Long Learning in the Sciences, and his UMSL Computer Science colleagues Dr. Badri Adhikari and Dr. Sharlee Climer, for an interactive and thought-provoking conversation to investigate the latest research. Discover how educators and communities alike can grapple with the increase in newfound AI platforms and how to best incorporate these tools into their classrooms and practice.

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UMSL COE Education Leadership Open House

Join our Education Leadership team to learn more about advancing your career as an educational leader. Our Faculty and staff will be on hand to share with you the variety of degrees and programs available to help you develop the skills necessary to be a leader in our schools today.

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Now Accepting Applications for the EdD Program 

Ready to boost your career and advance your scholarship in educational practice? Consider applying to the UMSL Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Practice program! 
This three-to-three-and-a-half-year program is designed as a cohort model that is formed around a central theme. Join us for Fall 2024!  
More information: https://www.umsl.edu/degrees/doctorate/edd-educational-practice.html




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!  Virtual tours are also available.

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David A. Stofer, Ed.S.

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