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Community Update: UIW will extend spring break through the week of March 16. Beginning Monday, March 23, classes for the remainder of the semester will be held online.

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We prepare future leaders in education to implement positive change in the lives of the students they reach, the organizations they lead and the communities they serve.

At the Dreeben School of Education at the University of the Incarnate Word, we prepare future education professionals who will make a positive, meaningful impact whether in the classroom or in the boardroom. Through our undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs, students are instructed and inspired by leaders in their field and graduate ready to become top teachers, professors, administrators and organizational leaders in Texas and internationally.

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Become a life-changing teacher and pursue your elementary, secondary and all-level teaching certification with our state-recognized Teacher Education Program.

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Prepare for an impactful career through our Graduate Studies Program, which offers concentrations in program evaluation, student services, adult education, and general education.

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Become a leader in education with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) through our Graduate Studies Program, which prepares students to lead through teaching, administration, international education and organizational leadership.

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News and Events

Ada Gonzalez dissertation defense

Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Ada Gonzalez

Ada Gonzalez defended her dissertation “Understanding Effectuation Theory as an Entrepreneurial Cognitive and Behavioral Process in Firm Creation and Expansion to Create Local, Contextual Knowledge in Morocco” on Dec. 11 in the Student Engagement Center.

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Graduate Studies Information Sessions

This information session is for those interested in pursuing a Master of Arts in Education (M.A.), Master of Education (M.Ed.) or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) at the Dreeben School of Education.

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Dr. Denise Staudt

Message From The Dean

"Thank you for your interest in the Dreeben School of Education at the University of the Incarnate Word. As Dean of the school, I want to personally welcome you and invite you to learn more about our faculty and programs and how we are preparing students to become leaders in their selected professions."

- Dr. Denise Staudt

Contact the Dreeben School of Education

Admin Office: Gorman Building, Suite 142
Phone: (210) 829-3137

Students of the Dreeben School of Education learn from leaders in their field and are prepared through a value-based education that emphasizes lifelong learning.

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