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Academic Programs

Why choose the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education at UA?

Today’s K-12 public school classrooms reflect our increasingly diverse society — and that offers many opportunities for enriching experiences for students and their teachers. These classrooms of the 21st century also present challenges. As you prepare to teach students from all backgrounds, we want you to know you will have the training and skills you need so that they, and you, succeed.

To do this most effectively, the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education is concentrating its focus on undergraduate teacher licensure programs as well as two master’s level programs for K-12 administration and curriculum instruction.  In addition, being in the field will give you real-time, hands-on experiences so that you understand what happens in a classroom long before you graduate and begin your teaching career.


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Urban Stem Center

An umbrella organization to advance STEM education and research in urban schools and communities through activities both on and off UA campus.

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I PROMISE Partnership

Become a part of the Teacher Education Cohort at the I Promise School. This "lived-in" teacher education model will provide teacher candidates with an enriched field experience.

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Our Programs

We offer a variety of outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs for student interested in teaching or educational leadership.

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Akron, OH  44325-4208
Phone:  (330) 975-2632
Fax:  (330) 972-5636

Department of Curricular & Instructional Studies
Department of Educational Foundations & Leadership

Dr. Lisa Lenhart, Departments Chair

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Spring 2020 enrollment

If you have been admitted to the College of Education and need assistance registering for Spring courses within the College of Education after your enrollment appointment (which can be found in My Akron), follow the link below.

Registration Request Form


Admission and Enrollment

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