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The FAU College of Education offers aspiring educators a broader choice of undergraduate programs than many schools, along with four University public laboratory schools that add valuable practical experience and research access. Learn more about our accreditations, scholarships and financial aid. See how we’re leading the way in academics, research impact and teaching excellence.

Why Is FAU College Of Education Your Best Choice?

You want an educational foundation that’s grounded in proven principles, yet boldly embraces new teaching innovations. The FAU College of Education has a proven record of mastering both.

Choose from four core educational career paths: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Exceptional Student Education, and Early Care & Education, taught across our Boca, Jupiter and Davie campuses.

COE is the first in Florida to receive accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation in the United States.

The college was awarded a $4.3 million grant to establish a Center of Excellence for Elementary Teacher Preparation. Our mission: strengthen candidates’ preparation for advanced study and K-6 classroom success to improve knowledge, skills and school districts’ expectations.

Our four public laboratory schools serve as a demonstration site for teacher education; a resource for curriculum development; and a place to conduct research.

SPOTLIGHT STORIES

STUDENTS
FAU graduate student Daren Pikul
Darren Pikul
ELRM - Higher Education Leadership

Darren is pursuing a Master’s in Higher Education Leadership in the Department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology. Read More

ALUMNI
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Deborah King McEwan
Alum, Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction

Alum, Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction Read More

FACULTY
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Michelle Vaughan
Assistant Professor

Michelle Vaughan, Ed.D. is an assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University. Read More

NEWS ALL NEWS

ACI student receives certificate of completion from FAU President John Kelly.
May 22, 2020

FAU ACI program receives $900,000 three year grant after recently renewed certification as a Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program.

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May 21, 2020

Three FAU High students will miss receiving their high school diplomas and college degrees at ceremonies this year due to COVID-19.

CongratulationsFAU Class of 2020!
May 21, 2020

Three FAU High students earned colleges degrees and high school diplomas. Ten AIT student teachers switched their students from the classroom to online learning.

AIT student in the classroom
May 12, 2020

Ten COE AIT student-teachers completed student teaching online for the first time in the history of the program.

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May 07, 2020

A study led by Michael A. DeDonno, Ph.D., an assistant professor at FAU College of Education and Schmidt College of Medicine, explored compliance and coping strategy behaviors of Florida residents due to COVID-19.

 
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Accreditation & Ranking

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
Best Online Programs for Graduate Education by U.S. News 2020
Best Grad Schools U.S. News Health 2020
Florida Department of Education
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools