- Interact and learn from outstanding faculty known in the academic community for generating ground-breaking ideas for the improvement of education and instruction.
- Take interesting and progressive classes in a small, individual-focused setting while be surrounded by students who share your interests in education and build a network of resources for your future.
- Use DC as your classroom, as you experience the many educational opportunities that are found right in our city.
- Participate in diverse field experiences in DC Public Schools and throughout the DC Metro Area.
Greetings and Welcome to Teacher Education at American University!
"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
— William Butler Yeats
For those of you considering the profession of teaching, we welcome you to the Teacher Education programs in the School of Education, Teaching, and Health. The members of the faculty in the teacher education program are dedicated to K12 education, and you will find yourself in a supporting, yet demanding, environment. .... more