Science-related jobs are among the fastest growing in the United States, but the country is facing a shortage of workers to fill them. The Pathways to Science Teaching program at Western Michigan University looks to change that by making science less intimidating for aspiring teachers.
The College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University is a diverse and vibrant institution of professional education, preparing individuals annually for leadership in their fields. The college is comprised of six departments: counselor education and counseling psychology; special education and literacy studies; family and consumer sciences; human performance and health education; teaching, learning and educational studies; and educational leadership, research and technology.
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of CEHD graduates are actively engaged in their field shortly after graduation.
in new and renewed endowed scholarships awarded over the last 5 years.
of undergraduate students complete an internship or field experience.
ranked public Graduate School of Education in the nation by US News and World Report.
Continuing the tradition of success
As the cornerstone of Western Michigan University, the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) continues to build upon its rich tradition of excellence by facilitating the preparation and growth of pre K-12 teachers, human service professionals, innovative designers, and health and wellness specialists.
CEHD Inclusion and Diversity Committee
A cohort of literacy studies graduates found a way to better adapt to pandemic challenges in their own classroom while also collecting data that has the potential to influence the future of the teaching profession and boost student achievement.