School of Education

About Us

Eastern Washington University has been committed to training teachers and school personnel for the benefit of the greater Eastern Washington region. The role of a teacher is one of the most recognized and appreciated careers in our society. Teachers share their knowledge and their passion for learning on a daily basis. Dedicated professionals and life-long learners, teachers are dedicated to educating our most precious resource: our children.


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Why Study Education at Eastern?

We are committed to excellence and student success.


Affordability

You don't have to sacrifice quality to get an education you can afford.

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Field Experience

You'll get hands-on teaching experience as part of your preparation.

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Excellent Job Opportunities

Our graduates have a great record of finding employment soon after graduation.


Our Mission

Our mission is to prepare student-centered educators to be professionals, leaders, scholars, and practitioners.

Let us remember: one book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
- Malala Yousafzai

Considering Education?

Teachers play extraordinary roles in the lives of their students. Teachers interact and connect with children in all stages of development and from all different backgrounds and ways of life. Over the course of their careers, teachers have the opportunity to affect the lives and futures of countless children, beginning with their student teaching experience. The students our candidates reach will go on to do amazing things; knowing the influence on their success is a deeply rewarding experience.

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Eastern Reading Council

“Promoting Literacy by Putting Books in the Hands of Children.”

The Eastern Reading Council is open to all students, faculty and alumni who love to read and are passionate about promoting literacy. Group events take place quarterly including volunteer reading at local elementary schools and hosting a Scholastic Book Fair . Meetings are held monthly. Please contact Shelly Shaffer for more information.

This Council is affiliated with WaSLA (Washington State Literacy Association) and ILA (International Literacy Association).

Questions? Contact Shelly Shaffer at sshaffer1@ewu.edu.