Celebrate 50 Years
College of Education and Public Policy

Department of Educational Studies

Welcome!

Welcome to the Department of Educational Studies. Children and youth in our communities need dedicated educators like you. We have many different educational options for you to consider as you begin your career. Browse our options or make an appointment with one of our advisors to help you find the right program option.

Elementary Education

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Over 250 hours in the field before you student teach!

Early Childhood

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Explore the three program options.
 
 

Special Education

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Learn how you can get an undergraduate minor or a masters in special education.

Secondary Education

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Do you want to teach high school or middle school?

Save the Date

Registration is ongoing for Spring and Summer 2015. Students should call 260-481-6449 to schedule an advising appointment. 

Spring Semester 2015 begins on January 12th.

 

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Alumni Feature

Erin Baumgartner

Erin Baumgartner received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education in 2005 and her M.S.Ed. in Special Education in 2011.  She teaches Psychology and Sociology at North Side High School in Fort Wayne Community Schools.  Her Psychology course is an IPFW Collegiate Connection class.  She loves teaching!

Student Success Story

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Erin White, completed a B.S. in Biology and Certification in Life Sciences in 2013. While completing her student teaching at North Side High School in Fort Wayne Community Schools, the principal of New Haven High School in East Allen County Schools, interviewed her and hired her for a position teaching Biology at New Haven High School.  She began teaching General Biology to freshmen in fall 2013 and continues. Her website tells of a special project she completed her first year: www.donorschoose.org/erin.white.