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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, Nicole Babalola

Congratulations to Nicole Babalola, C&T alumnus, who received an award for Best Research Paper at the E-el (Education and e-learning) conference that was held in Thailand this past August 24-26. It was titled: Curriculum Orientations of K-12 Virtual Teachers. This is the website, but it contains next year’s information http://www.e-learningedu.org

Related Info

Study contrasts teaching preferences, training between educators in traditional, virtual settings

An update on C&T faculty-conducted research: Last May, Dr. Barbara Bradley was awarded a $135,000 grant from the National Endowment for Financial Education to study young children's development of financial and college-bound identities. The project is collaborative with researchers from the School of Social Welfare, the Departments of Sociology and Linguistics, & the School of Education. Her study is part of a larger project providing savings accounts and financial education to kindergartners in the LPS and following the children and their family members for several years to look at outcomes related to financial and college-bound identity formation in 2 experimental groups and one control group.
“The whole issue of diversity has changed," said Novak: http://t.co/1BXI3dPuhG http://t.co/hP9gYJV6cy


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