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School of Education Programs and Faculty

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The Teacher Education Programs are currently accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the Utah State Board of Education. Successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education or Special Education; or completion of requirements for Secondary Licensure leads to satisfaction of the requirement for the Utah Level I Teaching License.

The School offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in Educational Studies , Elementary Education , Outdoor Education & Leadership, andSpecial Educationas well as preparation for Secondary Teaching Licensure to accompany a variety of teaching minors.

Undergraduate Minors

The school offers undergraduate minors in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) and Special Education (SPED).

Endorsement Programs

The college offers programs that lead to a state endorsement in Special Education of students with severe or mild to moderate disabilities, and English as a Second Language instruction. Students may enroll in these programs for an endorsement-only undergraduate minor or as part of the Master of Education (MED) or Master of Arts in Teaching programs.


  • Melanie Agnew, Assistant Professor and Dean
  • Margaret (Peggy) Cain, Professor and Director of MED, MACL, and Educational Studies programs
  • Anneliese Cannon, Assistant Professor
  • Eleonor Castillo, Assistant Professor
  • Marilee Coles-Ritchie , Professor and Director of MAT Secondary Program
  • Kalani Eggington, Associate Professor and Director of Elementary MAT program
  • Kellie Gerbers , Assistant Professor and Director of OEL program
  • Jamie Joanou , Associate Professor
  • Brad Kahrs, Associate Professor
  • Lowell Oswald, Associate Professor and Director of SPED program
  • Rebecca Penerosa, Assistant Professor