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Majors & Programs

The College of Education prepares, inspires and supports students to become caring, reflective and competent professionals. For more than 100 years we have educated Nebraska's teachers. We offer these programs:

PRAXISCore Exam Prep

Sheryl Feinstein

About Us

Students in the College of Education pursue academic programs in a wide variety of educational and professional areas at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Our curriculum is designed to be student-centered and intellectually stimulating.

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One room school house

One Room, One Teacher

One-room-school teachers are honored once a year and current UNK students benefit through a unique program that remembers and honors teachers who taught in rural Nebraska schools. In a program started in 2013, the One Room, One Teacher Scholarship Fund is helping continue the legacy of brilliant, effective Nebraska educators, one teacher at a time.

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UNK partners with Kearney Public Schools to offer PAWS University summer camp

College News

UNK partners with Kearney Public Schools to offer PAWS University summer camp

By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – It’s called the “summer slide” – that drop-off in learning when students are away from school and focused on other activities. This three-month period can impact educational achievement and cognitive development, forcing teachers and students to make up ground when classes resume. In Kearney, there’s a way to […]

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UNK has been a great experience for me. The ECFA program has given me the opportunity to learn about the available resources within the community for serving children and their families to help them strive for a better outcome
Nicole Treadway
Early Childhood and Family Advocacy