View first-person accounts of the renowned Teacher Preparation Program at MSU.
The Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University is a vibrant, diverse community of students and faculty members interested in studying issues of teaching, learning and learning to teach in elementary and secondary classrooms.
#1 in the Nation
For 29 consecutive years, Michigan State University has been ranked #1 in the nation in elementary and secondary teacher education, according to the annual graduate program rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
In the 2023-2024 rankings, U.S. News also ranked the college #1 in curriculum and instruction.
Explore our community
The Department of Teacher Education is home to innovative programming, renowned faculty and a commitment to improving education at all levels.
Department Chairperson Dorinda Carter Andrews shares a welcome message to new friends, returning scholars and anyone who is interested in learning more about our community of teachers, scholars, leaders and world-changers.
As educators, we always have to remain committed to a sense of humanity, longing for the best in young people and ourselves. That’s at the core of how we develop faculty, staff and students.
TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM INTERNSHIP LOCATIONS
TENURE-STREAM FACULTY (2019-20 ACADEMIC YEAR)
IN EXTERNAL & INTERNAL RESEARCH FUNDING
ONGOING FACULTY RESEARCH PROJECTS (2018-19 ACADEMIC YEAR)