First in Texas

Established in 1879, we were the first teacher preparation institute in Texas and under the leadership of Dean Stacey Edmonson, the college continues our legacy of preparing exceptional educators and our commitment to making a difference in the lives of students. The college is home to four departments; Counselor Education, Educational Leadership, Library Science & Technology, and the School of Teaching and Learning; service and research centers and a charter school. We offer a variety of programs including a Bachelor’s degree in Education, 13 master’s degrees, 6 doctoral degrees, 13 certificates and 5 certifications. Our specialized programs are accredited, recognized and award winning at the state and national level.


Garrett Center Partnership

Garrett Center Continues State Partnership

Vickie Mitchell and the team at Sam Houston State University’s Eleanor and Charles Garrett Center on Transition and Disability Studies have been blazing a trail in the lives of many on and off campus since the center’s inception in 2017.

Charles Butt scholar Star Brown

Rewrite the Stars

A Charles Butt Scholar redefines her legacy through teaching

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