Our three research and practice-oriented departments provide inspired learning opportunities that develop students into leaders in education. Our programs prepare students to transform lives on the local and national level, through hands-on teaching, research, policy, counseling, school administration, and education specialist positions. From strong partnerships with school systems to innovative research on how the brain influences complex learning behaviors, our academic programs are at the forefront of the field of education.

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At the University of Maryland College of Education, we are fearlessly leading efforts to transform educational contexts and learning experiences. We prepare students to be the next generation of scholars, educators, and leaders. For the next couple of weeks, you will hear more from real EdTerps on why the College of Education is where fearless leaders are made!

Sarah Cooper is an undergraduate student in the Department  of Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education. Sarah is a Special Education major.