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

Class action

Wright State alumna Teresa Troyer has made a career of teaching English both here and abroad
Teresa Troyer has taught in China, Indonesia, Turkey, Honduras, Colombia and Slovakia and in Dayton and Dublin, Ohio.

Wright State professional development sessions for teachers to focus on equity in education

The sessions will examine schoolwide methods and strategies that have successfully promoted equity and inclusion.

Virtual WSUNER ‘Learn Local’ Conference expected to draw educators March 5-6

Social justice, educational technologies and bringing calmness to the classroom will be the focus of the virtual WSUNER “Learn Local” Conference.

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