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Welcome to the College of Education

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Mission

  1. To offer quality programs and services that prepare educational professionals (teachers, counselors, diagnosticians, leaders, librarians, information specialists, leisure personnel and others) to plan, organize, deliver, assess, support and supervise instruction.
  2. To prepare diverse populations who are intellectually and ethically informed individuals with well-defined skills and knowledge who are capable leaders, creative thinkers, and contributing citizens.

The College of Education (COE), which has held continuing national accreditation recognition by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1954, provides global leadership in preparing education professionals by advancing:

  • best practices in teaching that impact student learning
  • knowledge through research and scholarship
  • critical thinking
  • service through outreach efforts

Vision

The College of Education (COE) provides global leadership in preparing education professionals by advancing:

  • best practices in teaching that impact student learning
  • knowledge through research and scholarship
  • critical thinking
  • service through outreach efforts

NCATE

The College of Education has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1954, now known as CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation).

100% pass rate in initial Illinois teacher licensure in 2019

 

Chicago State University is approved as an entitled Institution for the Gateways to Opportunity ECE Credential - Levels  2, 3, 4, and 5.

Chicago State University, College of Education is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on October 13-15, 2019. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the site team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the provider (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).

We invite you to submit written testimony to:

CAEP

1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

Or by email to: callforcomments@caepnet.org

Funded by US Department of Education Grant # H325K170158

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The College of Education/Special Education Master's Degree Program and Department of Occupational Therapy at Chicago State University (CSU) were awarded a five-year grant of $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Service (OSERS) to implement the Promoting Effective Educational Relationships in Schools (PEERS) project. This project was developed to address the shortage of qualified special education and related service personnel to work with children with disabilities who have high-intensity needs. Click here for more information.