Wondering what it’s like to be a student at a top teaching college? Check out these university sponsored blogs for some insight.
Arizona State University
Students in the elementary teacher education program can specialize in ESL.
Office of University Initiatives Blog
Offers special preparation programs for teachers in urban areas.
Boston College Mix
Ranked second among elementary teacher education schools, according to U.S. News in 2011.
Columbia University Press Blog
Graduate students can participate in the Berkeley Exchange Program.
Harvard College Student Blog
IUconnectED offers online master’s degree programs in elementary, secondary and special education.
Indiana University Press Blog
Michigan State University
Offers special cohort programs in urban and global education.
Michigan State University Blog
Montclair State University
Teacher Education Advocacy Program supports and encourages minority teacher-education students.
Research Academy for University Learning @ Montclair State University
New York University
Short-term graduate programs in 20 countries.
New York University Blog
Ohio State University
Ranked first in technical/vocational teacher education, according toU.S. News in 2011.
Pennsylvania State University
Teachers can choose from over 40 teacher preparation programs.
The Blogs at Penn State
Ranked second in secondary teacher education, according toU.S. News in 2011.
Stanford – The Dish
University of California – Los Angeles
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Project helps teachers earn National Board Certification.
University of California – Berkeley
Teacher education programs focus on understanding child development.
The Berkeley Blog
University of Connecticut
Offers an Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program (IB/M) for teachers.
University of Florida
Duval Urban Apprenticeship program allows teachers to complete teacher training while working as a paid apprentice.
The Independent Florida Alligator
University of Georgia
Offers an online B.S. in Special Education.
The University of Georgia Undergraduate Admissions
University of Illinois
Operates the largest public university library in the world.
University of Illinois Admissions
University of Maryland
Students in secondary and special education teaching programs can complete a 5-year combined bachelor’s/master’s program.
The Center for Teaching Excellence
University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Secondary teacher education students select from 18 major and minor areas.
University of Minnesota
Most teacher preparation programs culminate in a master’s degree.
UThink – Blogs at the University of Minnesota
University of Texas at Austin
Operates the University of Texas Elementary School.
The University of Texas Blog Service
University of Virginia
Students with advanced standing can complete both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in education in four years through the 3+1 program.
Robert F. Bruner, Dean -Darden School of Business
University of Washington
Field-based training used to prepare teachers for challenging classrooms.
University of Washington Blog Network
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Offers teacher preparation programs in more than 30 academic areas.
We Believe In – GlobeMed at UW-Madison
U.S. News ranked Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development the best school for education in 2011.
Vanderbilt University Undergraduate Admissions Blog