College of Education

Stephen Hegedus, Dean
Marie Nabbout-Cheiban, Associate Dean
Sarah LoGiudice, Assistant Dean
Jessica Carl, Administrative Assistant

Email: collegeofeducation@southernct.edu
Tel: (203) 392-5900
Fax: (203) 392-5992
Office: Davis Hall D103

The College of Education, accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) - now the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), is a professional college whose mission is to develop outstanding educators and practitioners. It represents the Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) at SCSU.

Programs emphasize collaborating within and across diverse contexts, applying skills to impact learning and development, leading for excellence, and learning through inquiry, experience, and reflection. The faculty seek to prepare teachers grounded in practical and theoretical knowledge, who demonstrate the commitment, responsibility, and awareness that promote continuous improvement of the communities in which we all work and live. This mission is reflected in all components of the College's curriculum.

The College of Education is responsible for preparing teachers, school administrators, other school professionals, and community mental health counselors to work with individuals from PK to adulthood. The faculty maintain high standards of excellence in its programs, and seek to develop graduates committed to lifelong learning, intellectual honesty, personal integrity, and respect for the rights and freedoms of others.

The College of Education offers a variety of programs leading to Masters degrees, Sixth year certificates, Post-Masters certificates, Graduate certificates, and doctoral degrees , some of which  also prepare students for Connecticut teacher certification. For students with a previous bachelor's degree, the College also offers post-baccalaureate teacher certification programs. For more information on the College of Education programs and requirements please visit:

Admission to Teacher/Educator Certification Programs
Academic Standards for Teacher Certification Programs
Full Listing of Programs and Degrees