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Teacher Education Program

A leader in education

When you become part of the Teacher Education Program at UW-Eau Claire, you join a strong tradition of educators who are driven to succeed and prepared to lead. You will develop skills through innovative curriculum that pairs theory with hands-on methods delivered by expert faculty members. Get exposure to classrooms early on in your education due to strong partnerships developed locally and globally. All of these components, plus opportunities presented to you through a liberal arts foundation, will equip you to become a successful teacher.

Hear more about the program from the dean of the college and department chair of education studies and special education.

Lessons in teaching

The Departments of Special Education and Education Studies are full of passionate and innovative faculty and staff who are experts in their field who bring you into a collaborative family as you pursue your degree.

Teaching departments
UWEC student teacher in classroom

Experiences that enrich your life

During your time in the Teacher Education Program, you will be given many chances to interact with students through school-based experiences, organizations, community programs and more. These experiences will help you grow personally and professionally while enriching the lives of others. 

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Certification and licensing

We’re ready to share all the support and instructions to help you get your initial Wisconsin teaching license.

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