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!

US News recognizes UMSL on its ‘Best Graduate Schools’ List

The College of Education was ranked as the region’s top public option.

ShaQuina White, UMSL COE Advisor, Receives UMSL Hero Award

ShaQuina White started working as an academic advisor in 2018 after earning a master’s degree in counseling from UMSL in 2017 following a prior career in fashion merchandising. She helps undergraduate education students who are pursuing teacher certification pick courses and plan their academic futures.

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UMSL eduCATE Nominated for Best New Student Organization

Congratulations to Dr. Julie Smith Sodey, Destiny Hannick and Reagan Elkhashab for their hard work to promote support and encouragement for students attending the UMSL College of Education.


Science Teachers of Missouri honor Dr. Charles Granger with annual award in his name

Dr. Granger came to UMSL in 1971 as an assistant professor of biology and education and now serves as a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of biology and education. 

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Former NPS Director Robert Stanton appointed scholar in residence in College of Education

In his new role at UMSL, Robert Stanton will work with E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of Experiential and Family Education Dr. Theresa Coble and her third Heritage Leadership: Sustainability, Social Justice and Participatory Culture doctoral cohort. 

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BES alumna Madeleine Trotier uses acrobatics and dance to educate with Circus Harmony

The nonprofit social circus uses the art of the circus performance to help children realize their creativity while teaching them perseverance, focus and teamwork. 


Executive Superintendency Ed.S.

A 100% online educational specialist degree leading to superintendent certification. The 30-credit hour program is open to assistant principals and principals with a master’s degree.

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College of Education Announces New Minor in Counseling and Human Support Services

The minor in Counseling is open to any undergraduate student at UMSL. It is especially relevant for students majoring in the social sciences or any other field requiring strong communication skills and awareness of cultural diversity and advocacy.

UMSL joining with St. Louis Fed to offer graduate certificate program in personal finance literacy education

UMSL and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis have worked together to develop a graduate certificate program in personal finance for educators. Instruction begins with an in-person seminar June 6-10 at the St. Louis Fed’s downtown office and continues online throughout the academic year starting in September. 

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Podcast Episode

Virtual High‐Impact Beginning Teacher Assistance Program

Our redesigned BTAP program is specifically for PK ‐ twelfth grade public or private school classroom teachers who are teaching in the first through fourth year of their career. Over a period of four weeks, participants will engage in four workshop topics:
  • Classroom Environment
  • Student Engagement and Motivation
  • Education Related Law
  • Professional Communication

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Character Education for Emerging Leaders (CEEL) Now Accepting Applications

The Center for Character & Citizenship at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is now recruiting participants for the year-long academy known as Character Education for Emerging Leaders (CEEL). The CEEL Academy has been designed by Dr. Marvin W. Berkowitz and Dr. Melinda C. Bier to help school leaders understand their role in creating a school in which character development and servant leadership is a priority.   

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Minor in Counseling Info Session - May 2 and June 7, 1:30-2:30PM
ACP Education Partnership Celebration - May 4, 5-7PM



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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