College of Education
We prepare educators and support the lifelong learning of professionals to embrace diversity and to be intellectually and ethically strong, resilient, and passionate in their work with Alaska's learners, families, and communities.Getting Started
UAA College of Education
Our history reaches back to the first University of Alaska post-secondary education courses offered in 1954. COE has nearly 4000 alumni who have completed degrees in the field of Education. Our graduates include educators and other leaders committed to transforming lives.
Did you know?
- We consistently graduate the largest number of educators in the State of Alaska.
- We are accredited by NCATE and nationally recognized by eight specialty area educational organizations.
- We have partnerships with the Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak, and Mat-Su Colleges that allow students to pursue Early Childhood and Elementary Education programs closer to home.
- The College of Education offers programs on the main campus in Anchorage and through extensive online programs.
- Over 80% of our graduate programs are available online.
Come learn with us – the outstanding programs in the College of Education offer certificates,
bachelors and masters degrees across an array of educational programs.
Join us in engaging in the essential and exhilarating role of shaping the future. Make a difference, teach!
COE Amazing Stories
UAA professor Hattie Harvey co-authors article on interplay between executive function skills and early mathematics
UAA assistant professor Hattie Harvey, Ph.D., co-authored the article, “Executive Function Skills, Early Mathematics, and Vocabulary in Head Start Preschool Children,” published earlier this month in the Journal of Early Education and Development with a colleague from the University of Denver. This article provides evidence of the interplay between developing executive function skills and early mathematics, with the finding that vocabulary skills were a stronger predictor of mathematics ability over and above executive function skills. Read the article at tandfonline.com.
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