• Developing highly skilled and committed educators for tomorrow’s classrooms
  • Facilitating an understanding of diverse cultural perspectives
  • Diverse supportive faculty who are active in the field
  • Cultivating reflective decision-makers committed to social justice
  • Developing psychologists and school counselors to serve as change agents
  • Ensuring student success by providing quality services and support
  • Creating caring and safe environments
  • Working collaboratively and striving for academic excellence
  • A leader in preparing exemplary teachers for urban school settings

About the School of Education

Thank you for your interest in the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s (UMKC) School of Education! With a vision to be a leading urban-serving school of education in the nation, the School’s 18 undergraduate, post-bachelors, masters, educational specialists, and doctoral programs prepare students across a wide range of professions in order that they may transform the world of education as we currently know it. Our nationally recognized faculty and dedicated staff and their unwavering commitment to our mission, assures that the School continues on a trajectory for greatness. We invite you to learn more about our school and all we can offer you.

Preparing future teachers through collaborative field-based experiences