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Follow your passion with a teaching degree

Help students overcome obstacles in learning and find innovative ways to inspire them by becoming a teacher through the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

The School of Education is the hub of teacher preparation programs at UW-Stevens Point. We prepare future teachers who are majoring in early childhood education, elementary education, physical education or special education. The School of Education also supports students seeking certification in K-12 and secondary education. Praised for its program outcomes, graduation and retention rates, advising services, student organization opportunities and vast program options, UW-Stevens Point was ranked second in the U.S. on Study.com’s Best Colleges for Education Majors list two years in a row.

As a prospective first-year student, you will find the School of Education has the right program to help you meet your professional goals. Our faculty will remind you of your favorite elementary, middle and high school teachers, the ones who saw your potential then and still do.

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Why choose the School of Education at UW-Stevens Point?

Praised for its program outcomes, graduation and retention rates, advising services, student organization opportunities and vast program options, UW-Stevens Point was ranked second in the U.S. on  Study.com’s Best Colleges for Education Majors list. The Elementary Methods Block (EMB) is a significant practicum experience one semester prior to student teaching in which early childhood education majors spend six to eight weeks immersed in area schools.
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Ranked #2 in the U.S.

For the second year in a row, the education program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has been ranked second in the nation according to Study.com.
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Field Experiences

The responsibility of the Office of Field Experiences is to provide quality field experiences for students enrolled in the teacher education program at UW-Stevens Point. These experiences, such as student teaching, involve our students and instructors in practical activities with cooperating teachers and administrators in actual schools and educational agencies.
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Hired Before Graduation

Kacey Koch ’22

Kacey Koch was hired before graduation at Iola-Scandinavia Elementary School as a kindergarten teacher.
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Community and Centers

Through many School of Education centers and programs, our students may observe the development process in young children and then apply principles discussed in teaching method classes to real life situations.
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Alumni Map

Where are they now?

UW-Stevens Point School of Education alumni live and work all over the world—so if you’re looking for networking opportunities close to a new home or contact info for fellow Pointer in another city, you’re in luck. Looking for a fellow UWSP teacher near you? Start with our map.
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In the News and Social Media

Catch up on the latest news from the School of Ed programs and get an insight from our students in their blogs.
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TALK ABOUT A SMART INVESTMENT.

TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID

UW-Stevens Point is known as a best-value university. Here you’ll receive a high-quality education at a reasonable price. In fact, our tuition is one of the lowest in Wisconsin, if not the whole Midwest. We’re here to help you keep costs low, navigate the financial aid process and explore available grants and scholarships. Let’s go.

By the Numbers

13
Credits (Max)
2-4
Courses
US Dollars450
Per Credit + Fees

Because we are just the right size, we can open up all kinds of opportunities for you.

We’ll encourage you to succeed through volunteer opportunities and innovative teaching approaches that put you in an elementary, middle or high school classroom. You’ll be an active learner closely involved in real-world situations designed to ensure your professional success. You will have diverse peers, lead student organizations, interact with children and the community, volunteer and attend professional conferences across the country.
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Advising

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Field Experiences

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Teacher Licensing

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Student Organizations

“When deciding to attend UW-Stevens Point, I knew I wanted to stay close to my family. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect as a non-traditional transfer student. Little did I know, the University and its community would grow to be a part of my family.”
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Community and Centers

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Gesell Institute

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Harju Center

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College Days for Kids

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Recent Highlights

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Our School of Education faculty and staff are caring, involved and committed to student success. They are dynamically responsive to the changes happening in education and offer outstanding support to our students’ professional preparation.
Sarah Beaulieu

Sarah Beaulieu

  • Assistant Professor – School of Education
  • Program Director – Early Childhood Education
  • Gesell Institute Liaison
Amber Garbe

Amber Garbe

  • Assistant Professor – Education
  • Reading Director
  • Reading Methods & Elementary Social Studies Methods
Stacy Gray

Stacy Gray

  • Associate Lecturer – Education
  • Co-adviser – UWSP Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC)
Jesse Mossholder

Jesse Mossholder

  • Associate Lecturer – Education
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Accreditation

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DPI Accreditation

UW-Stevens Point’s teacher education programs are accredited by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.