"We offer challenges and opportunities that will prepare you for a life of inquiry and professional development that will enhance the quality of life for every citizen."
Dean Richard L. Hayes
The College of Education is one of nine colleges and schools of the University of South Alabama. Founded on February 1, 1967, the College has a total annual budget exceeding 14 million dollars and supports 85 different programs leading to six distinctive degrees. The College is nationally accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and its educator preparation programs are accredited by the Alabama State Department of Education.
Our purpose is to prepare highly-qualified professionals who are committed to meeting the educational needs of our community, state, and nation in an international context that demands a literate citizenry equipped with the tools to be effective in the 21st century - critical thinking and problem-solving, entrepreneurship and economic literacy, interpersonal communication, multicultural competence and global awareness, teaming and collaboration, and proficiency in the use of information and technology to communicate effectively with others.
Welcome to the University of South Alabama College of Education! If you want to inspire the young generation of Americans and shape the future of the country, become a teacher and join the most fulfilling and satisfying profession in the world.
Department of Leadership and Teacher Education
Dr. Peggy Delmas
"I like to set an environment where we are exchanging information and ideas, we are working together; I learn from my students, they learn from me, and we learn from each other."
Dr. Peggy Delmas
Department of Professional Studies
"I believe we have to sort of tear down the walls of where we are and really go out and see what types of things we can do to help our community..."
Dr. Joe'l Lewis
Department of Health, Physical Education & Leisure Studies
Dr. Christopher Keshock
"If you combine all of the things we have here..., it becomes a nice mix for students to actually see what they are learning in the classroom and experiencing it out there at sport and recreation events."
Drs. Dellmas and Harrell with NASPA 2015 Award
Drs. Peggy Delmas and Krista Harrell receive a copy of "The Journal of Student Affairs" at the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) 2015 conference. Their research article, published in the journal, describes the collaboration between Academic Affairs and Student Affairs to create a university common reading program.
Globally Competent Teaching Continuum
Presenters: Dr. Jocelyn Glazier,
Associate Professor, Chair, Professional Leadership and Practice, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Friday, April 24, 2015
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Dean Richard Hayes is presenting Dr. Andre Green with the 2014 Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity.
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