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Competence: In the School of Education, you’ll master your role as an educator, demonstrating excellence in the delivery of instruction, the use of technology to support learning, and the ability to meet the diverse needs of students.
Character: There’s more to being an effective educator than professional expertise. SPU is known for preparing educators with a heart for students, strong personal values, and a commitment to the highest ethical standards.
Leadership: You’ll learn principles of transformational leadership: forming and advocating principle-based ideas, motivating and directing others toward learning and positive change, and enabling different groups to collaborate.
Service: Education and service go hand-in-hand. In the School of Education, you’ll discover a vision of education infused with a commitment to Christian service — with the goal of bringing hope to students and communities.
Do you want to become an educator with both the competence and the character to bring hope into the lives of students? Is it your goal to become a leader in making our schools work for all children, not just some children? Graduates of the School of Education at Seattle Pacific University are among today’s most sought-after educators, expertly prepared to meet the challenges of their field and serve their communities.
Our broad range of master’s, doctoral, and certification programs prepare outstanding teachers, counselors, principals, superintendents, administrators, and other school leaders.
Interested in seeking teacher certification as an undergraduate? You’ll benefit from a premier teacher education program, including opportunities for diverse experiences within school settings in urban Seattle.
SPU’s Center for Professional Education serves educators locally and around the world. Pursue professional development credits or clock hours, keep your certification current, earn an endorsement, or develop an educational partnership.
Seattle Pacific University and the Janusz Korczak Association of the USA will host an international conference August 22-25, 2018 on the topic of Education for Excellence, Diversity, and Respect. The conference will provide teachers and educational staff with hands-on workshops centered around the the legacy of Janusz Korczak (1878-1942), a Polish-Jewish pediatrician, writer, educator, and father of progressive orphanages and children's rights. More information may be found on the conference website.
Find gainful employment information for certification programs — including program enrollment, completion rate, cost, and median debt levels — on the Information and Data Management report.
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