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Embracing Change:

Addressing the Changing Landscape of K-12 and Higher Education

Please join us for the inaugural Embracing Change: 21st Century Education Professionals Conference to be held March 29 at the EKU Perkin’s Conference Center. Hosted by the College of Education, this conference is a day long event designed to showcase the work of EKU doctoral students. Engaging presentations on a variety of topics related to education, counseling, and diversity as well as a community of collaborative faculty, professionals, and students will make this a day to remember.

EILA credit and NBBC clock hours available.

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Welcome From the Dean

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Welcome to EKU’s College of Education! We embrace our heritage as a college of opportunity. The faculty and staff work to ensure a learning climate that supports, challenges, and enriches students who aspire to professions in a diverse, complex and technological society. As an institution of opportunity, we provide a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, venues to study around the globe, robust clinical experiences and engaging research involvement with faculty.

The faculty are dedicated to the preparation of students who effectively problem-solve, think critically, implement skillful pedagogy, integrate content, and demonstrate dispositions that foster life-long learning and development. These combined experiences result in graduates who are prepared to address the diverse educational needs of all learners.

I invite you to check us out and learn more about our dynamic programs in the College of Education. The faculty, staff and I look forward to welcoming you into the Colonel family!

Dr. Sherry W. Powers

Dean, College of Education

College of Education Programs

EKU’s College of Education offers eight undergraduate degree programs, 19 “teaching-option” undergraduate degree programs, 15 Master’s level programs and one doctoral program. Please use the Program Select feature to locate your specific program of interest.

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