Welcome to the Grand Valley State University College of Education


We are Online

As of 3/17/2020, most College of Education staff are working online as our physical offices are closed.

Please email the Student Information and Services Center if you have any questions. We are happy to help! 

Contact Us

Advising Appointments

All College of Education advising appointments now meet virtually. This can be through phone or an online/remote learning platform, as arranged with your advisor.

  • To schedule an advising appointment, please look up your College of Education faculty advisor in the Faculty Directory, and email them directly to schedule a virtual advising appointment. 
  • See GVSU's Who is my Advisor? page for instructions on identifying your faculty advisor. All students in a College of Education program should have an assigned faculty advisor from the College of Education.

Faculty Directory

1st grade class with books from the Michigan Literacy Project.

1st grade class with books from the Michigan Literacy Project.


Why Study Education at GVSU?

Grand Valley State University's College of Education (COE) is an ideal choice for undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of education, teaching, and counseling. Offering courses since 1964, the college provides high quality programs with small class sizes. With a commitment to educational principles such as active learning, interaction of theory and practice, and learning relevancy, the College of Education offers students the type of personalized attention needed to become leaders in their fields.


News

Niu-Cooper awarded for ESL work

June 05, 2020

Dr. Rui Niu-Cooper received the Community Engaged Teaching Faculty Excellence Award from Campus Compact of Michigan for her civic contributions to ESL learners in the community.

GVSU provides free educational resources

May 12, 2020

GVSU collaboration supports K-12 school teachers by providing free educational resources and access to webinars that focus on the essentials of literacy instruction.

Creating educational materials for parents

April 02, 2020

Maggie Goebel, a Spanish elementary education major, is one of many GVSU educators working to create educational material for parents.

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Events

GVSU Closed

July 3, 2020 All Day

GVSU and the College of Education are closed for the holiday.

Online M.Ed. in Educational Technology Virtual Information Session

July 23, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Grand Valley State University College of Education Graduate Program Directors are hosting an online information session. Join our dynamic faculty as they provide an overview of the program, admission...

M.Ed in Educational Leadership Special Education Administration Online Information Session

July 28, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Grand Valley State University Graduate Program Directors are hosting an online information session. Join our dynamic faculty as they provide an overview of the program, admission requirements and...

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Literacy Studies with an emphasis in Reading/Language Arts Online Information Session

July 29, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Grand Valley State University College of Education Graduate Program Directors are hosting an online information session. Join our dynamic faculty as they provide an overview of the program, admission...

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Student Information and Services Center

The College of Education Student Information and Services Center (SISC) will assist with: