First in Texas

Established in 1879, we were the first teacher preparation institute in Texas and under the leadership of Dean Stacey Edmonson, the college continues our legacy of preparing exceptional educators and our commitment to making a difference in the lives of students. The college is home to four departments; Counselor Education, Educational Leadership, Library Science & Technology, and the School of Teaching and Learning; service and research centers and a charter school. We offer a variety of programs including a Bachelor’s degree in Education, 13 master’s degrees, 5 doctoral degrees, 13 certificates and 5 certifications. Our specialized programs are accredited, recognized and award winning at the state and national level.

COE Professor Named Distinguished Faculty Mentor By The Graduate And Professional School

COE Professor Named Distinguished Faculty Mentor By The Graduate And Professional Schools

Jessica McQueston has been recognized for her work on mentoring three graduate students this year in the Sam Houston State University Graduate and Professional School’s ASPIRE/ROAD to PhD program. She was honored with the Distinguished Faculty Mentor Award at the ASPIRE/ROAD to PhD Appreciation and Celebration Dinner.


ACE Courses Faculty Highlight: Professor Maintains Community Engaged Courses For Yearsn

ACE Courses Faculty Highlight: Professor Maintains Community Engaged Courses For Years

Lisa Brown has served as an Academic Community Engagement (ACE) coordinator for the College of Education (COE) for several years and she has consistently incorporated ACE principles into her courses since 2012.


COE Faculty Named 2024 National Book Award Judge By National Book Foundation

COE Faculty Named 2024 National Book Award Judge By National Book Foundation

Rose Brock, associate professor in Sam Houston State University’s College of Education (COE), will be serving as a judge for the National Book Awards (NBA) under the Young People’s Literature section. The awards recognize excellence in American literature across all genres and highlight authors’ contributions to American literature.

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