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This is Where The Best & Brightest Belong: Broader Options For Tomorrow’s Educators

Students with a passion for education will find a broader choice of undergraduate programs at FAU College of Education than most universities offer, plus four public laboratory schools providing practical experience and research access. Both assure aspiring educators important advantages needed to build a successful career. Request a campus tour. Review accreditations, scholarships and financial aid. See how we’re leading the way in academic and research excellence.

Why Is FAU College Of Education Your Student’s Best Choice?

Students study a curriculum that’s both grounded in proven principles, while also embracing bold new teaching innovations shaping the future of the profession. They’ll 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.

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Reach us at the Office for Academic and Student Services or call (561) 297-3570.

SPOTLIGHT STORIES

STUDENTS
Eleanor Su-Keene, Ph.D. student
ELEANOR SU-KEENE
ELRM - School Leaders, Holmes Scholar

Eleanor is pursuing a Ph.D. in the School Leaders program within the department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology. She is a member of the Holmes Scholars Program. Read More

ALUMNI
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Cindy Khan-Jordan
Ph.D. in Counselor Education, Holmes Scholar Alum

Cindy graduated with a Ph.D. in Counselor Education with an emphasis on Rehabilitation Counseling. She was an FAU Holmes Scholar in the College of Education. 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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November 19, 2020

Annually, enough children to fill three to four preschool classrooms drown before their fifth birthday, according to Florida Health.

Tricia Meredith and Jasmine Coyle
November 17, 2020

Tricia Meredith and Jasmine Coyle take first and third place out of more than 150 entries in the Art of Science 2020 photo contest.

Edgar and Peter Schein
November 04, 2020

FAU ACE students choose Edgar Schein as the subject of their Notables project, then they brought him to class for show and tell.

FAU High School building
October 22, 2020

FAU High School has received a prestigious College Success Award from GreatSchools.org, the nation’s leading nonprofit empowering parents to unlock educational opportunities for their children.

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October 21, 2020

Hannah wins first-place for developing an antimicrobial surgical wound dressing based upon the bioactive properties of shark skin.

 
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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