Education is the force that moves our country forward. In this role, it’s forever facing new challenges, constant changes, and ever-evolving practices. To advance learning – and our country – we need leaders to rise up and tackle these challenges head on, in and out of the classroom, in colleges and universities, in the principal’s office, in city council meetings, and in the legislature.
The Iowa State University School of Education prepares you to make a difference in the world of education – and the larger world around us. Ours is a flexible, ambitious program that produces leaders who want to make an impact on our country’s education system from kindergarten through graduate school. Our mission is to educate, to challenge, and to prepare the leaders of tomorrow.
Our School of Education serves as a key resource to the Governor’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Advisory Council in Iowa.
Our acclaimed faculty members have published multiple textbooks used in higher education programs throughout the nation and have served on numerous editorial boards of top scholarly publications.
One out of every eight teachers in Iowa – and one in four school administrators – graduated from Iowa State University.
Among alumni of our educational leadership programs, 205 are top college leaders, including: