The UCF School of Teacher Education provides quality professional education programs to students entering careers as educators and trainers and to practicing teachers seeking to enhance their professional knowledge and skills through advanced studies. The school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Early Childhood Development and Education, Elementary Education, Exceptional Student Education and Secondary Education with subject-area specialization options. Several minors and graduate certificate programs are available.

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Whether you are looking to prepare for a career in education or advance your knowledge and skills, the School of Teacher Education has a program for you.

To add to your degree, see our minors and certificates.

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The school’s educator preparation programs are approved by the Florida Department of Education.

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Hands-on Art Education Classes Prepare Students to Work with Children

In Debra McGann’s art classes, students learn how to teach K-12 art by engaging in some of the activities themselves...
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Exceptional Education Doctoral Candidate to Publish in Prominent Teacher Education Journal

Tahnee Wilder was selected to co-author a manuscript to appear in one of the Journal of Teacher Education’s special anniversary issues...
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Overseas Student Teaching Opportunities Coming to the School of Teacher Education

UCF’s School of Teacher Education was accepted into the Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching, which places students in 16 different countries...