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About the College of Education


Our Mission

Through excellence in teaching, scholarship and service:

  • We foster professionalism in all that we do.
  • We prepare and support professionals who are ethical and reflective and known for the quality of their work.
  • We provide recognized leadership in the support of our students, professional partners and those who employ our graduates.
  • We promote a culture of caring, respect and intellectual rigor within our college and beyond.
  • We foster collaborative relationships with the schools, communities and professional organizations that we serve.
  • We advance our understanding of the professions we serve and the application of that understanding in practice.


Our Vision

Building on a tradition of excellence, we will work continuously to improve the education we offer.


Quick Facts 

College of Education

 Serving Public, Charter and Parochial Schools in Regions 4, 5 and 6

 Donated 20 Backpacks for Success

 55 College of Education Scholarships

 4,000 Service Hours Provided to the Community

 Concussion Center Administered 3,177 Baseline and Post-Concussion Tests to Regional Athletes

 $2,200,000 in Grants for CTE Teacher Preparation, Math Education, STEM & Robotics and Building Capacity

 Our Students

  • 811 Undergraduates
  • 287 Graduate Students
  • 30 Career Path Internships
  • 120 Student Teachers
  • 330 Professional Development Registrations

85% of Teachers and Administrators stay in Idaho

Student Engagement

Future Educators Association (FEA)
– 12 High School Chapters Established

Business Professionals of America (BPA)
– 78% Become Teachers

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
– 68% Become Teachers


Student Involvement

National Association for Music Educators (NAfME)

Students of Health Education, Physical Education and Dance (SHEPERD)

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Kappa Delta Pi (KDP)

Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209
(208) 282-4636

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