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Curriculum and Teaching offers a broad range of academic programs. Undergraduate and graduate programs in teacher education prepare students for their initial licensure and for advanced endorsements. The department is committed to producing teachers who foster high academic achievement in all students, including learners with diverse racial, cultural, linguistic, socioeconomic backgrounds and abilities. Master's and doctoral level advanced studies in curriculum and instruction prepare master teachers, researchers, specialists, professors and leaders for all levels of education.

Alumni Feature

C&T Alumnus, Corey Forbes

Congratulations to Cory Forbes, C&T alumnus, who just won the Early Career Research Award at the 2014 ‎National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) annual meeting in Pittsburgh, PA! Mr. Forbes currently is an Associate Professor of Science Education at the University of Nebraska. This prestigious award is given annually to the early researcher who demonstrates the greatest potential to make outstanding and continuing contributions to research in science education.

An interesting read on heritage language research conducted by Dr. Hyesun Cho, C&T assistant professor and recent recipient of the Michael B. Salwen Scholar Award
Researcher calls for inclusion of heritage language in teacher preparation | The University of...
Researcher calls for inclusion of heritage language in teacher preparationMon, 05/05/2014ContactMike KringsKU News Service785-864-8860mkrings@ku.eduLAWRENCE — Heritage language education is growing, but it is still not recognized by students, parents, teachers and teacher educators as a benefit for…

KU PDS program shows growth in numbers for both KU TE majors & classrooms/students in your building: http://t.co/SJMQA6OTUY


Why KU
  • Associate professor Diane Nielsen involved in $120 million project to overhaul how reading is taught to children by 2015
  • School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
  • All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
  • Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
  • Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award