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Welcome to the Department of Leadership, Middle and Secondary Education. We offer undergraduate initial teaching certification for middle, junior, and senior high school teachers, as well as some K-12 programs. We also offer master, specialist, and doctoral degrees in higher education and educational leadership. Our mission is to prepare, support, and sustain effective educational leaders and middle and secondary educators. To provide student centered - future thinking - educational programs that instill a passion for life-long learning and a thirst for knowledge that transforms students into leaders of diverse classrooms, school systems, and communities.
Bringing history to life and imparting that knowledge on the next generation has fueled Olivia Simpson’s ambition for years. Her dreams will become reality this month when she officially claims the title of “teacher” after completing her degree at Southeast Missouri State University. “Graduating from Southeast has been a dream of mine since seventh grade,” [...]
Dr. Joe Pujol, interim dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Studies at Southeast Missouri State University, has been named dean of the College effective March 1. Pujol was selected following a national search. He has been serving as interim dean since June 1 following the retirement of Dr. Diana Rogers-Adkinson, former dean [...]
Southeast Missouri State University alumna Kaci Heins, director of Space Center University® in Houston, will be honored with the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award at a special presentation in March. Heins will receive the award March 30 at the Space Foundation Teacher Liaison Professional Development Workshop at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado [...]