Department of Teacher Education

TE Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

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The Cleveland State University Model for Teacher Education is conceptualized as "The Teacher as a Reflective, Responsive Professional - A Partner in Learning."  The Department of Teacher Education offers 7 fully accredited undergraduate, 8 graduate licensure and degree programs. We offer 7 certificate and endorsement programs. Our preparation programs are well designed for prospective and experienced educators. Teacher Education faculty are fully engaged in teaching, research and service that informs the quality preparation of our candidates across programs.

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Early Childhood Education


Middle Childhood Education
Adolescent/Young Adult Education
Special Education


Literacy Education
Teaching English to
Speakers of Other Languages



English as a Second Language