Southern Arkansas University

Teacher Education
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About SAU Teacher Education

The Department of Teacher Education at Southern Arkansas University offers programs leading to teacher licensure in the state of Arkansas. The Teacher Education programs at SAU have a long history of preparing teachers and are accredited by CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation).

Flexible Program Pathways

Designed multiple pathways to meet needs of diverse student population

Filling the Pipeline

EPP produced the 4th most graduates teaching in Arkansas public schools in 2020-2021

Forward Arkansas

$100,000 grant for innovation
Phase 2 Application in Process to secure $1 - 3 million

Online Undergraduate Licensure

Only fully online UG initial licensure program in state

Elementary Education Graduates

across three years

Teachers Working in Arkansas

1 out of 10

teachers produced by EPPS in 2021 were SAU graduates

Candidates Admitted

in 2021-2022 across all initial programs

Emphasis on Diversity


increase in non-white enrollment

Alternative Licensure Eligible Graduates


in the state of all EPPs

Teacher Education Programs

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Teacher Education Faculty and Staff
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100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753-5000 Telephone: (870) 235-4000
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