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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.

We’re here to answer any questions you have:
Reach us at the Office for Academic and Student Services or call (561) 297-3570.

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

Mike Brady presenting research
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.

FAU Slattery at FL Literacy Association Conference
January 15, 2020

The Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Child Development was selected for Literacy Award.

Lydia Bartram and Susannah Brown hold Chapter Challenge Award
November 21, 2019

Kappa Delta Pi Rho Omega chapter received two awards of distinction at the 53rd Annual Convocation.

 
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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