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

Mark Winters started his 25-year career in the military during his freshman year at Wright State when he joined the Army ROTC.
Kevin Cornell, a two-time Wright State graduate, teaches kids about science through his popular YouTube channel.

Department News

Teaching green

Wright State senior Lacie Miller wins state pre-service science teaching award
Lacie Miller, an elementary education major at Wright State, was honored by the Science Education Council of Ohio.

STEM celebration

Betsy Crites promotes learning through educational outreach at Wright State’s Lake Campus
Betsy Crites, education lecturer and STEM coordinator at the Lake Campus, helps future teachers apply their learning through community outreach.

College of Education and Human Services honored for getting students outside

The College of Education and Human Services was honored for preparing teachers to get P–12 students outside while also supporting local schools with efforts to create outdoor learning spaces.

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