Curriculum & Instruction

We are committed to preparing the very best educators.

The Department of Curriculum believes in addressing critical issues of learning, teaching & social justice at global & local levels. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report ranking us 8th in the nation. The department emphasizes preparation & continuing professional development of early childhood, elementary & secondary teachers & teacher educators. Faculty & students are committed to seeking deep interconnections among theory, research, and practice. One of the key strengths of our department is the selection of our academic offerings--all designed to prepare undergraduate & graduate students to take on the challenges of education for students of today & tomorrow. Students can grow in their profession by developing new skills & by gaining in-depth knowledge on research that matters.