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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Dean's Lecture on Education and Society

Please join the University of Maryland College of Education for the 2nd annual Dean's Lecture on Education and Society.  William E. "Brit" Kirwan, chancellor emeritus of the University System of Maryland, will present, "Equity and Excellence in Maryland Education" on April 29. The lecture will be held from 4:30 to 6 pm, followed by a reception, at UMUC Marriott Hotel.

Please RSVP to attend!