Preparing Teachers Since 1894
All students bring to school their own personal gifts and talents, and it is our responsibility as educators to help uncover, nurture and develop them. Our goal as teachers is to convey our subjects with passion, set high standards and help students believe in themselves. Excellence in that endeavor takes time and practice. We constantly strive to improve our approach: To be creative, never boring or routine.
Teachers, too, play an important role in a democratic society whose vitality depends upon a well-educated and discerning citizenry. Thus, we seek interactive, collaborative partnerships between students, teachers, administrators, parents, and the business and social community.
The School of Education and Kinesiology’s emphasis on early and on-going field experiences, coupled with an enduring heritage of excellence in professional and liberal arts education, has given PLU one of the most respected programs in the region.