The College of Education is a CAEP-accredited school of education offering degrees in both Class B and Alternative A teacher certification degree areas approved by the Alabama State Department of Education. We are dedicated to ensuring that our graduates enter the field of education as highly qualified, dedicated, and reflective practitioners, as outlined by our Conceptual Framework. We pride ourselves in meeting the needs of educators through our curriculum and clinical experiences.
The college's faculty is committed to helping candidates become well-rounded professionals. The faculty members are particularly devoted to guiding candidatees in their pursuit of service to the community while also developing their professional skills. Faculty and candidates can be found working with inner city youth at Common Ground Ministries, special needs candidates at the Children’s Center Montgomery, and similar community organizations.
College of Education teacher candidates are often recognized for their scholarly achievements, campus leadership roles, and service to the community. Our candidates represent the true Faulkner spirit in their desire to be servant leaders. Our College of Education alumni have gone on to serve their communities through the field of education in leadership roles at the local, state, and national levels.