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Teacher Education (TE)

The Cleveland State University Model for Teacher Education is conceptualized as "The Teacher as a Reflective, Responsive Professional - A Partner in Learning." Cleveland State teacher education graduates are known for distinctive abilities that reflect the four knowledge bases that compose this model: Inquiry, Partnership, Contextualism, Professionalism.

Welcome to the Department of Teacher Education! Feel free to explore all of our excellent programs, listed at right. Undergraduate, graduate, degree, certificate and licensure programs are all available to students who want to pursue growth with their own education, and in their professional endeavors. See what’s right for you!

And as always, help is never more than a click or a phone call away. See the links listed below for valuable information or contact us directly at (216) 687-4600, and we can answer your questions or point you in the right direction.

Faculty Spotlight

Dinah Volk, Ph.D. has been invited to be a Visiting Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City this fall semester, sharing her expertise in the language and literacy of young children.

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3rd Grade Reading Guarantee

Are you a teacher in need of pursuing a Reading Endorsement due to Ohio’s 3rd Grade Guarantee? CSU offers a competitive and fast paced program that will allow you to finish by December 2013! Courses are offered face-to- face as well as in fully online formats.

For more details click the link above.

WVIZ/PBS ideastream Online Classes

The WVIZ/PBS ideastream Education Department provides educators with professional development opportunities in an accessible online format that makes learning fun, flexible, and collaborative.

WVIZ/PBS ideastream

Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
College of Education and Human Services
Teacher Education
2121 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall 302
Cleveland, OH 44115

Campus Location
2485 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall 302
Phone: 216-687-4600
Fax: 216-687-5379

Department Chair
Clifford Bennett
Phone: 216-523-7105
Email: c.t.bennett@csuohio.edu

Administrative Assistants
Jennifer Higgins
Phone: 216-523-7138
Email: j.l.higgins@csuohio.edu

Cheryle Daling
Phone: 216-687-4575
Email: c.daling@csuohio.edu

Katie Ingram
Phone: 216-687-4600
Email: k.ingram@csuohio.edu