Welcome to the School of Education at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland (NCATE accredited since 1962). Thank you for your interest in learning more about the programs we offer and other related services. This site provides information on our Unit, faculty, academic programs, services, students, partnerships and related areas of the School of Education. We hope that the details contained in our web page will answer questions that you may have and enhance your interests in earning a degree in education. I am most anxious to meet those of you who envision pursuing your dream of being an educator. We, in the School of Education, are committed to assisting you in achieving that goal.
The Coppin State University School of Education has a long history of preparing teachers and other professionals for Maryland and the Nation. Indeed, our institution was founded in 1900 as a teacher-training program to serve the teaching needs of Baltimore City and surrounding counties. Today, it continues to be a major contributor to the advancement of its surrounding community, the state of Maryland, and the Nation.
Our mission is to prepare teachers and other school leaders to be reflective facilitators of learning. We believe effective teachers are systematic planners, instructional leaders, effective communicators, reflective decision-makers, and evolving professional who have demonstrated that they have the content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, and professional knowledge and skills to advance the teaching and learning process. The School has a diverse group of experienced and dedicated faculty committed to guiding our students in their academic pursuits. We strive to use differentiated, standard-based, and student-centered instruction to guide the tenure of our students in their bid to become reflective facilitators of learning. Our consistent and continuous advisement enables our students to achieve their goal in a time conscious manner.
Graduates of our program demonstrate that they have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to be effective p-12 practitioners; are able to teach diverse school-age populations in a variety of educational settings and have the potential to continue to grow professionally in a technologically rich society.