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! 

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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.

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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.


LiveText Discontinued

March 27, 2020

The College of Education is discontinuing our use of LiveText, the college's assessment and e-portfolio system. Grand Valley State University is adopting a central assessment system, BlackboardLEARN, with plans to implement in Fall 2020.

Master's Programs Ranked #1 in State

January 16, 2020

Intelligent.com recently presented Grand Valley State University's College of Education with two awards for Best Master's Programs. The Master of Education in Higher Education and Master of Education in Literacy Studies were ranked #1 for Michigan.

Outreach Center Opens in Battle Creek

January 08, 2020

On January 7, GVSU celebrated the opening of GVSU Battle Creek Regional Outreach Center. A partnership with W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Battle Creek Public Schools. The new center provides the community with college and career resources.

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Student Information and Services Center

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