Kimberly Vannest, Ph.D. - Professor and Department Chair
Welcome to UVM's nationally accredited Department of Education, one of the nation’s premier PreK-12 teacher education programs. Our innovative and rigorous curriculum, nationally prominent faculty, and research-based instructional practices distinguish our academic programs.
All of our programs are committed to diversity, inclusive education, culturally responsive instruction, extensive and carefully sequenced field-based experiences in public schools, and community-engaged service learning. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs in teacher education, curriculum and instruction, educational leadership and policy studies, and special education. Our undergraduate teacher education programs offer a dual-endorsement pathways for licensure in general education and either special education, education for cultural and linguistic diversity, or computer science education.
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