Department of Education


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Sul Ross State University was opened in 1920 as a state supported normal school for teachers. Our continuing mission in the Department of Education is to develop life-long learners who are reflective practitioners of their craft. Our vision includes preparing high quality educators.

Educational certification programs are being revised. As this transition occurs, changes must be made in course offerings, content, and sequence. It is important to check with an advisor in the Education Department each semester for updated information and additional information is available in the Sul Ross State University current catalog.

The Education Department offers degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  For more information, contact the department at (432) 837-8170.

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National Teacher of the Year

Sydney Chaffee, the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, discussed storytelling in education during a visit at Sul Ross State University Wednesday (Dec. 6).  Her visit was sponsored by the Sul Ross Education Department. Chaffee was named National Teacher of the Year in April. She has taught for 10 years, the past nine as a ninth grade humanities teacher at Codman Academy, Dorchester, MA. She received a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and a M.Ed. from Lesley University. Codman Academy is a charter public school where 98 percent of the students are minorities and 75 percent of them qualify for free or reduced lunch. One hundred percent of Codman Academy’s graduates are accepted into college.


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