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Message from the Dean

Dr. Margaret A. Noe, Dean, College of Education

Southeast Missouri State University

Welcome !

Did you know ...

  • Southeast is the nationís only two-time winner of the prestigious Christa McAuliffe Showcase for Excellence Award presented by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). No other university in Missouri has ever received this award.

  • Southeastís education program is fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This national accreditation and Southeastís strong program requirements and reputation offer our graduates enhanced opportunities when searching for and obtaining employment nationwide.

  • Southeastís education program differs from that of many other universities by providing you with extensive field experience, beginning with first-hand classroom training and observation during your freshman year and continuing through student teaching during your senior year.

  • As a student in Southeastís education program, you will receive a full semester of on-the-job student teaching experience, as opposed to the traditional eight or nine weeks of training, thus better preparing you for a career in education.

  • Southeastís education programís unique block format, in addition to providing increased professional experience, allows you to meet other students with your major early on, thus enabling you to form common bonds and establish professional relationships with others in your field.

  • As a student in Southeastís education program, you will have the opportunity to personally experience another cultureís educational system through international student teaching programs.

  • Southeastís education program is one of 20 national model programs selected by the AASCU. Our program was one of four nationwide cited for innovative curricular development.

  • Southeastís College of Education received the ďBest Practice Award for Global and International Teacher EducationĒ from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE).

  • The Missouri Board of Education has cited Southeastís education program as ďExemplary.Ē

  • Southeast is a member of the prestigious Renaissance Group of Institutions, an organization developed to improve the education of teachers.

  • Southeast students benefit from small classes and a low student-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.


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