Welcome to the Southern Arkansas University College of Education. We are committed to preparing educators, administrators, coaches, athletic trainers, student services professionals, and clinical professional counselors.
We have a dedicated faculty who incorporates best practices in teaching into their courses providing for the best possible preparation of students for their chosen professional careers. Please take a moment to explore the degrees we have available and find the one that is the best fit for you.
Our mission is to prepare candidates who attain educational achievement through collaboration and reflection. The department collaborates with K-12 schools, Educational Service Cooperatives, Educational Renewal Zones and other local, state, and national organizations to inculcate high standards of educational achievement for all students. Through initial teacher preparation programs for Elementary, Middle, and Secondary teachers, the Department engages pre-service teachers to excel in teaching, leadership, scholarship, service, and dispositions.
A lifelong passion for travel and a heartfelt desire to teach inspired Southern Arkansas University alumna Jacinda Passmore to reach out to students in China, where she has been teaching since Thanksgiving of 2018. Her hard work and dedication […]
Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch will deliver the annual Robert B. Walz Lecture in Arkansas and Regional History at 7 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, in the Grand Hall of the Reynolds Center at Southern Arkansas University. Her presentation will be […]
SAU will honor veterans and first responders during the home opener Saturday, September 14, at Wilkins Stadium. During the expanded Mulerider Marching Band pre-game show, SAU will honor all area veterans and first responders. Entrance to the game is […]
Southern Arkansas University meets rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.