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School of Education

The American University School of Education is currently accepting graduate applications!


The School of Education is committed to the safety of our students, staff, faculty, and community members. Please check out the resources we have created for the community in response to COVID-19: 

Message from Dean Holcomb-McCoy to Class of 2020


American Univeristy School of Education Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy congratulates SOE Class of 2020! Read the Dean's Commencement Letter to the Class of 2020 here

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School of Education Achieves Stand-Alone Status

As of July 1, American University’s School of Education became a stand-alone school within the university.

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School of Education Offers Resources and Prioritizes Innovation During COVID-19

Teacher Appreciation Week 2020 kicked off on May 4, and while the annual celebration is decades old, this year is a bit different. Many people across the U.S. have come to value teachers in a new way because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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We wholeheartedly support the World Health Organization’s call for “solidarity, not stigma.”

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Webinar Series for Educators and Caregivers

The American University School of Education's Webinar Series for Educators and Caregivers provides knowledge and tools for the education community in the time of COVID-19. Webinars are held on Wednesdays from 7:00–8:00 p.m. and on Fridays from 3:00–4:00 p.m. via Zoom for free.

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The School of Education is excited to highlight our newly announced Summer 2020 course offerings! All Undergraduate and Graduate courses will be taught virtually.  Learn more here!
SOE Summer Institute on Education Equity & Justice Uplifting Women & Girls of Color Through Antiracist Pedagogy, Practice & Policy Virtual Conference • June 22-24, 2020