College of Education

Preparing knowledgeable, reflective and caring school executives and teachers.

Facilitators of Learning

The commitment of the College is to prepare facilitators of learning and other school personnel who

  • demonstrate caring dispositions
  • practice ethical responsibility
  • are knowledgeable and reflective
  • use research to expand their knowledge base and make evidence based decisions
  • communicate effectively, and proficiently with all students, parents, peers, and administrators
  • respect all types of diversity and practice responsive pedagogy
  • incorporate technologies appropriately to enhance instruction, learning, research, and data management
  • identify the characteristics of diverse families and communities and use that knowledge to help students learn, achieve, and succeed in life.


We will build upon our College of Education's proud legacy of strong undergraduate and graduate academic programs designed to prepare effective, high quality teachers and other educational leaders. Our vision is to produce professionals who will positively impact the lives of 21st Century children, local educational agencies, communities, and organizations for global competitiveness.

Mission Statement

Our College of Education prepares knowledgeable, reflective, and caring professionals in the fields of education, research, and service. Our highly qualified faculty ensure that our candidates participate in prescribed activities, cutting edge instructional practices offered through multiple modes of delivery, on-going assessments, and field-based internships. As a result our completers have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to support student learning within a framework of family and community and are able to participate in a diverse, technological, and global society. The COE proudly prepares transformational educators and leaders through licensure only options and degrees at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels for the southeastern region of the state, nation, and the global community.

College of Education Happenings

FSU's Board of Trustees is sponsoring a crowdfunding campaign and every academic department can receive unrestricted funding. Departments also have the chance to win a $1,200.00 student scholarship or a $500.00 bookstore gift certificate for a deserving student. The deadline to donate is March 23rd.

  • If you would like to donate to the Department of Educational Leadership Click Here or Text BRONCOS34 To 71777
  • If you would like to donate to the Department of Elementary Education Click Here or Text BRONCOS35 To 71777
  • If you would like to donate to the Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects Click Here or Text BRONCOS36 To 71777

Spring 2019 Hattie M. Strong Scholarship Recipients <Read More>

College of Education HBCU STEM Master's Scholars Program <Read More>

Dr. LaDelle Olion to Receive W.E.B. DuBois Award from Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists, Inc. <Read More>

Associate Dean of the College of Education appointed to the Executive Committee of the North Carolina Association for College of Teacher Education <Read More>

Fayetteville State University Alumnus Named Cumberland County Principal of the Year <Read More>


The FACILITATOR is the official newsletter of the College of Education. The mission of the newsletter to keep the community and partners of Fayetteville State University informed of the noteworthy events and accomplishments of the COE faculty, staff and students.