The Department of Teacher Education seeks to prepare and support aspiring and experienced educators who are knowledgeable, effective, caring professionals for success in increasingly complex, diverse, and technological educational settings. To that end, the department is committed to a candidate-centered experience, demonstrated by:

  • A Challenging Academic Environment
  • Engaging Pedagogy
  • Inclusiveness
  • Collaboration
  • Outreach and Scholarship
  • Professional Ethics and Dispositions

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Our NKU Teacher Education programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.


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