Welcome to the Dreeben School of Education

The Dreeben School of Education at the University of the Incarnate Word is where the teachers and education professionals of tomorrow get ready to make an impact. Students choose the Dreeben School of Education because they want to contribute to a better tomorrow by inspiring young minds, leading organizations, shaping policy or enlightening higher education students.

Through undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, and select concentrations, the Dreeben School of Education makes that possible. Education students are thoroughly prepared to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow's classrooms and institutions. They benefit from a dynamic student life, outstanding faculty and staff, hands-on learning opportunities, real-world experiences through community collaborations and more. As a part of the University of the Incarnate Word, students learn and grow in an environment centered on the core values of education, truth, faith, service and innovation.

Located in San Antonio, the Dreeben School of Education is readying future leaders in education to teach, shape and inspire life-long learners in South Texas and throughout our global community.


Our Mission

The mission of the Dreeben School of Education is to support and maintain an innovative, high-quality, value-based education through the operation of a student-centered, socially just environment that advocates exemplary education on all levels.

To fulfill our mission, the work of the faculty and students in the Dreeben School of Education is grounded in theory as well as in practice.