College of Education, Leadership & Counseling

Five elements from the Mission of the University serve as guiding dispositions that we seek to teach in our programs.

  • Lead in a Morally Responsible Manner
  • Think Critically
  • Act Wisely 
  • Work skillfully
  • Advance the Common Good

Education Rules or Standards

Program Rule or Standards
Teacher Education,
Special Education
MN Standards of Effective Practice for Teachers
Special Education MN Core Skills for Teachers of Special Education
Reading MN Teachers of Reading Subject Matter Standard
Gifted, Creative and Talented

NAGC - CEC Teacher Preparation Standards in Gifted and Talented Education

MA in Curriculum and Instruction InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards
National Board of Professional Teaching Standards Five Core Propositions

Leadership, Policy and Administration
(Education Licensure Programs)


MN Program Requirements for all Administrative Licenses
National Association of Secondary School Principals Assessment Center Competencies, and
Education Leadership Constitution Council (ELCC) Standards


Leadership Learning Goals

Executive Coaching - Certificate

Educational Leadership and Administration - MA

Leadership in Student Affairs - MA

Organization Development and Change - MA

Educational Specialist - EdS

Educational Leadership and Learning - EdD

Organization Development and Change Doctorate


Counseling Psychology Learning Outcomes

Counseling Psychology MA PsyD