College of Education and Human Sciences
We prepare you to change lives
At UW-Eau Claire, we prepare you to make a difference in people's lives. Our commitment to the highest standards of academic excellence will prepare you to become an engaged professional who is a creative and critical thinker, evidence-informed practitioner and culturally responsive individual.
Integrity, collaboration and social justice
College of Education and Human Sciences graduates transform lives every day. They enhance the lives of others in an increasingly diverse society and follow unique career paths in education, healthcare, business, government, and non-profit agencies.
Poetry event brings Robert Frost collection to life
Campus, community members to read from UW-Eau Claire’s rare and extensive Robert Frost collection during April 27 poetry event.
Working like a dog: Canine visitors help schoolchildren improve reading skills
The UW-Eau Claire College of Education and Human Sciences is participating in a therapy dog reading program at Eau Claire area elementary schools that helps students improve their reading skills.
Future teachers gain skills in diverse urban classrooms
English education major Alison Wagener spent just a week working with students in an urban Milwaukee middle school but the experience made an impact that she thinks will last a lifetime.
Alumni return to share advice with current students
UW-Eau Claire alumni are passionate about their experiences and are eager to share what they have learned with the next generation of Blugolds.
Co-teaching gaining popularity in student-teacher training
The university has partnered with Eau Claire schools to use a co-teaching model in an effort to improve student achievement and better prepare student teachers.
Three Blugolds receive 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student awards
A current UW-Eau Claire student and two recent Blugold graduates have been offered 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student awards for English teaching assistantships abroad.
Growing job market offers more opportunities for college grads
There is good news for Blugolds looking forward to graduation in May. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, job outlook hiring projections of college graduates are rising.
College of Education & Human Sciences Award Banquet + Reception
Each year, the College of Education and Human Sciences awards over $118,000 in scholarships to students who have made outstanding achievements.
Plan for success: Summer Session 2015
Taking a course or two during Summer Session could be a game-changer for reducing a student's time to graduation.
Blugold sports red as coach with Wisconsin Badgers
Erik Helland, a 1987 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduate, is in his second season as the men’s basketball strength and conditioning coach for the UW-Madison Badgers.
Spreading the word: UW-Eau Claire students want R-word to go away
UW-Eau Claire Best Buddies program campaigns to end the use of the "R word."
Pride AND Performance: Documentary follows freshmen through first year in celebrated Blugold Marching Band
BMB! That’s all you have to say to high school students across Minnesota and Wisconsin, where being a Blugold is the marching band benchmark of excellence.
Education majors to offer free foreign language classes
UW-Eau Claire students enrolled in "Teaching Foreign Languages in Grades 1-8" will offer a series of exploratory foreign language classes for elementary school students in grades 1-5.
Peace Corps ranks UW-Eau Claire among top volunteer-producing schools in country
Peace Corps ranks UW-Eau Claire among top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in the United States.
Manning to discuss K-12 education funding, accountability
Dr. Carmen Manning will be a guest on WPR’s The West Side Feb. 9 to discuss proposed changes to K-12 education funding and accountability systems.
Breaking down stereotypes to build stronger schools
Several future teachers immersed themselves in the Twin Cities’ Somali community during winter break, helping them better understand a growing immigrant population that is settling into Minnesota and western Wisconsin communities.
Winterim classes move students toward graduation more quickly
Students can chose from more than 150 different classes — some on campus and some online — during the January three-week Winterim 2015 session at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Student mentor recognized for exceptional skills as tutor, leader
UW-Eau Claire senior Rachel Daily. who works as a tutor in the university's Academic Skills Center, recently received the 2014 Outstanding Tutor Award from the College Reading and Learning Association.
UW-Eau Claire winter commencement held Dec. 20
Winter commencement exercises for 761 students at UW-Eau Claire were held Dec. 20.
Meet Dr. Mel Kantor
With over 35 years of expertise in health care, public health, epidemiology, dentistry and academic scholarship, Dr. Mel Kantor brings a range of experience and knowledge to UW-Eau Claire. He is poised to further strengthen the health science programs.
2014-2015 CoEHS Scholarship Award Recipients
Students in the College of Education and Human Sciences were honored during the spring scholarship awards ceremony.
New kid on the block
The newly constructed Centennial Hall brings tremendous improvements in facilities, equipment and technology to education students.
2013-2014 Scholarship Award Recipients
The students of the College of Education and Human Sciences were awarded for their hard work during the annual scholarship award banquet. View the 2013-2014 scholarship recipients.
"The College of Education and Human Sciences departments are an interrelated and collaborative group that share a mission of developing and enhancing human potential through a liberal education and professional studies."
Carmen Manning, Dean, College of Education and Human Sciences
Known for producing high-achieving graduates
- In 2013, the pass rate on the Association of Social Work Boards examination was 97% compared to the national average of 78% for first-time test takers.
- During the 2013-2014 academic year, of the 195 students taking the Praxis II content exam, the median score for UW-Eau Claire teacher candidates was on average 8 points higher than the national sample across all content disciplines.
- On the Foundations of Reading test for select teacher education students, the UW-Eau Claire pass rate was 90% compared to the state passing rate of 85%.
- In the span of 2012-2014, the Communication Sciences & Disorders student pass rate on the PRAXIS was 97% compared to the national average of 84%.
- Communication Sciences & Disorders report a 100% employment rate.
- Our athletic training graduates have a 99% pass rate on their certification exam. In addition, they have a 98% job placement rate.
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