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 26 consecutive years, Michigan State University has been ranked #1 in the nation in elementary and secondary education, according to the annual graduate program rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
In its 2021 rankings, U.S. News also ranked the college #1 in curriculum and instruction.
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)
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.
Dorinda Carter Andrews
Chairperson, Department of Teacher Education