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 COE Faculty Member Honored as 2023 Women Trailblazer Award Recipient

Dr. April Regester is an associate professor of inclusive education at UMSL and serves as the department chair for the Department of Educator Preparation and Leadership. Throughout her career at UMSL, Dr. Regester helped establish UMSL Succeed, an inclusive residential, postsecondary education program for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Martin Woytus, UMSL COE graduate advisor, receives UMSL Hero Award

A senior graduate academic advisor in the College of Education, Marty Woytus knows the difference a graduate degree from UMSL can make. Before coming to UMSL, Woytus had a 30-year career as a K-12 educator – 24 of those as a school administrator.

The UMSL Black Faculty and Staff Association Celebrates 40 Years

The BFSA executive committee recently hosted a gala to commemorate its 40th anniversary. A highlight of the evening was the announcement of the E. Paulette Isaac-Savage Black Excellence in Service and Leadership award that will be given each year to a BFSA member. Dr. E. Paulette Isaac-Savage, UMSL COE Professor of Adult Education, was delighted and surprised to be the first to receive the recognition.


Sport management partnership with CITY SC offers opportunity, expands access to soccer in region

Members of the UMSL community including Dr. Karen Boleska (second from right), director of the sport management program, join Chancellor Kristin Sobolik (fourth from right) and Louie the Tritons mascot on stage after announcing a new partnership between St. Louis CITY SC and the university at an event on Jan. 19 in the Millennium Student Center.

UMSL sport management students travel to Super Bowl LVII

Dr. Karen Boleska, director of the sport management program, 13 students and one graduate of the program traveled to Arizona to volunteer at Super Bowl LVII. The students were among the thousands of volunteers who contributed to the production of the event.

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Education graduate Tiffany Patton seeks to revitalize instructional coaching in Riverview Gardens School District

In February, the Riverview Gardens School District appointed Tiffany Patton, an UMSL College of Education graduate, as its director of professional development. In the new role, Patton oversees professional development for all staff to ensure the district’s practices comply with Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education guidelines.



Alternative Teacher Certification Presentation

Do you have a bachelor’s degree, but not your teaching certification?  Join us on Thursday, April 6 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. to learn more about our innovative alternative teacher certification programs.  

Become a Teacher, Change a Life!

In partnership with the UMSL Office of Precollegiate Student Services, the UMSL COE Future Teacher Leadership Academy 2023 is specifically designed to bring high school students a vision for a career in education.  

Personal Finance Certificate for Educators

Educators who successfully complete this program will receive
a Graduate Certificate in Personal Finance from the University of
Missouri-St. Louis. Eligible scholarships include:
  • 15% off Tuition
  • $1,000 scholarship for all new applicants
100% online educational specialist executive superintendency certification

As a current principal or assistant principal in K–12 education in Missouri, you can advance your career in a high-demand field through this one-of-a-kind executive superintendency program, offered in collaboration with the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou), the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL). 

For more information,
download the program flyer. 



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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