College of Education

Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life. -Shakuntala Devi

Mission Statement

The College of Education at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is dedicated to having a positive impact on the lives of children and youth in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the preparation of highly qualified professional educators. Our goal is to provide preparation programs that blend a strong knowledge base in the content area, and understanding of human development and grounding in pedagogy with frequent and continuous field experiences. The professional educators prepared in our programs will be willing and able to effect change in an increasingly diverse and technologically integrated educational environment. Our graduates will be committed to professional development throughout their careers, thus supporting the College of Education model of lifelong learning.

Vision Statement

The College of Education at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania will continue to serve the Commonwealth by offering programs that reflect the model of lifelong learning within a diverse society. With a standards-based curriculum, the college will provide leadership in the evolving world of birth through adult education. Faculty will embrace a learning-centered philosophy, and instruction will be supported by state-of-the-art technology. The College of Education will continue to work collaboratively with the community to provide enriched environments for learning.

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Nate Schaeffer is  majoring in Secondary Education-Mathematics. The Mohrsville, Pa., native is currently featured on the KU homepage. Find out about Nate's major and why he chose KU.