of Education comprises six departments and the Collegium for the Advancement
of Schools, Schooling and Education. Within the Collegium are three
centers, a consortium and various externally funded projects.
Counseling and Educational Development (CED)
Curriculum and Instruction (CUI)
Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC)
Educational Research Methodology (ERM)
Library and Information Studies (LIS)
Specialized Education Services (SES)
Center for Educational Research and Evaluation
Center for Educational Studies and Development
Center for School Accountability, Staff Development, and Teacher Quality
Piedmont Triad Education Consortium
All of these departments are engaged in graduate
programs leading to master's, specialist's, and/or doctoral degrees.
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Department of
Specialized Education Services offer undergraduate degrees as well;
their Bachelor of Science programs prepare students for Class "A"
licensure in North Carolina. Undergraduate majors are available in
Elementary and Middle Grades Education, Education of Deaf Children,
and Special Education.
The School of Education also supports programs in teacher education
conducted under the auspices of other schools (Music; Health and Human
Performance; Human Environmental Sciences; Bryan School of Business
and Economics) and departments within the College of Arts and Sciences
by responding to course requirements in the areas of social, philosophical,
and psychological foundations, methodology, and curriculum and student
teaching. Recent emphases in competency-based curricula and individualized
programming contribute to new designs of teacher education programs.
All licensure programs for school personnel are approved by the North
Carolina State Department of Public Instruction and accredited by
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the National
Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
School of Education continues to seek realization of its goals as
a professional school to create and disseminate new knowledge in professional
education, to engage in field services and apply research findings,
to prepare practitioners, and to study the profession. A general discussion
of Teacher Education may be found in Teacher
the School of Education are listed below with their respective faculties.
Students seeking further information on graduate-level programs are
referred to The
Graduate School Bulletin.