School of Education

A Welcome Message from The Dean


Dr. Hill

As Dean of the School of Education at Florida Memorial University, I would like to personally welcome you to our website. Within the School of Education, our dedicated faculty and staff strive to provide innovative practices, as well as a supportive environment that utilizes a variety of educational experiences for our students. The School of Education has adopted the mission to provide exemplary instruction, relevant research, and effective service through collaboration with schools, businesses, community organizations and the public at large.

The School of Education is a leader in the development of quality teachers and professionals. Our alumni have consistently been Teacher of the Year Award and Rookie Teacher of the Year recipients for the tri-county public school systems in South Florida. Our programs are informed by a commitment to learning from practice. Our approaches to teaching and learning, program development, and continuous improvement are designed intentionally to draw on best practices, evidence-based approaches, needs of our partner schools, and feedback from our alumni.

Our programs champion personalized approaches to educational access. I encourage you to explore our website and contact us for more information or schedule a campus visit. You will discover that at the heart of everything we do is a commitment to student success through excellence in teaching, learning, research, and service.

All the best,

Jacqueline Hill, Ed.D.
Dean and Associate Provost

The School of Education (SOED) recognizes the role that the University family plays in helping to produce highly qualified teachers. SOED, in collaboration with the School of Arts & Sciences and School of Business, continue to work towards ensuring that our graduates are highly prepared in pedagogy and discipline specific content.

The School of Education offers undergraduate and graduate programs. The undergraduate teacher education programs are subject to approval by the Florida State of Education. Our teacher education programs provide the opportunity for our graduates to enter the educational arena with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to become highly effective teachers.

We invite those that are interested in making the difference in the lives of youth and have a passion for teaching and learning to apply for admission into the School of Education. After the completion of general education requirements, you should declare a major in education and start the journey of becoming a prepared constructivist, competent, and compassionate educator.

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