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Thank you for considering the Lurie College of Education at San José State University as your teacher preparation program. As the oldest public teacher preparatory school in California, the SJSU Department of Teacher Education has a well-established reputation for being one of the finest available. We are, thus, eager to support you in obtaining the knowledge and skills that will enable you to provide all students with equitable access to learning and academic success. We are deeply engaged and committed to preparing the highest quality teachers, ready to address the the challenges of the 21st century and meet the needs of a diverse student population.

Teaching continues to be a challenging, exciting, and rewarding profession for individuals who desire to influence the lives of children and young adolescents in our community. Our programs will provide you with every opportunity to learn and apply best practices in education. In the process, you will learn about yourself as a person, educator, and contributor to changes in our world.


We are currently accepting applications for Summer and Fall 2019.

Read more about us and our Elementary and Secondary Programs and Masters Degrees.


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