Department of Teacher Education

Ready to pursue your dream of teaching?

The Teacher Education Department in the College of Education and Human Services offers many undergraduate and graduate programs that lead to initial teacher preparation in selected teaching fields and selected age levels. Teacher Education also offers several advanced professional programs for current teachers seeking advanced study and/or additional teaching credentials.

Success Stories

After working at an education camp in Spain, Wright State senior Katelyn Umstead hopes to teach in Spain following graduation in May.
Betsy Crites, education lecturer and STEM coordinator at the Lake Campus, helps future teachers apply their learning through community outreach.

Department News

Call to action

Wright State students and alumni support scholarships to promote equity and inclusion
Wright State's George Floyd Memorial Scholarship and Retain the 9 Scholarship help support students from underrepresented populations.

On the right path

Jill Kingston ’01 opens nonprofit to care for babies exposed to addictive substances
After fostering two babies born exposed to addictive substances, Wright State grad Jill Kingston realized there had to be a better way to care for these children and their families.

Wright State alumni named Ohio Teacher of the Year finalists

Joy McKarns '93 is an eighth-grade language arts teacher at Northmont Middle School, and Tom Jenkins '97, '99 teaches eighth-grade science and STEM at Greenon Junior/Senior High School.

Take the Next Step

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