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Department of Teaching and Learning

Department of Teaching and Learning

The Department of Teaching and Learning offers degrees in initial licensure programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. As you pursue your potential career as a professional educator, please explore what the Department of Teaching and Learning has to offer in support of your career goal. We welcome you to a supportive environment in which you will be supported and nurtured as you complete your coursework and activities, and we applaud you on a choice that reflects a commitment on your part and a dedication to the human condition and welfare of children. You have chosen a vocation that will bring many rewards and gratification as your teaching career unfolds.

Fall 2023 Faculty Office Hours

Degree Programs

Undergraduate Education Majors

Secondary Education 6-12  (Professional Education Minor)

Licensure options to teach in secondary education can be obtained through adding the Professional Education Minor to your degree program. This option can be added to your major. To see the degree options for secondary education, link to our degree programs page here.

Graduate-Level Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Certificates & Endorsements

In this department, you will have the opportunity to interact in classes with peers who are pursuing similar licenses and with instructors who have been classroom teachers, principals, and curriculum supervisors. All of our professional educators have had extensive classroom teaching experience. Throughout your educational program, you will have the opportunity to work in public schools during field placements with classroom practitioners on various levels and in varied settings. The Eriksson College of Education at Austin Peay State University has an enduring reputation for training teachers. Our programs and courses offer an intimate setting with the sophistication of a global nature regarding the interaction opportunities that you will have with fellow students.   

Dr. Cheryl Lambert



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Ana Ortega



Claxton 304