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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

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March 25, 2020

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19)

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March 17, 2020

FAU programs listed in the 2021 “Best Graduate Programs” include overall education (No. 158) and speech-language pathology (No. 146).

Owls Imaging Lab
March 09, 2020

Florida Atlantic University High School has officially opened its “Owls Imaging Lab.”

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February 10, 2020

Professor Michael Brady, Ph.D., selected to receive the Senior Scholar Award by the Eastern Educational Research Association.

Tricia Meredith presents at the Women's Leadership Summit
February 04, 2020

Tricia Meredith, Ph.D., serves as Director of Research for A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School located on FAU Boca Raton Campus.

 
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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