Southwestern Oklahoma State University
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Southwestern Oklahoma State University
100 Campus Drive
Weatherford, OK 73096

Control: Public

The principle purpose of the School of Education is to provide the necessary background in professional education for the development of competencies which will contribute to successful teaching, administration, and supervision in the elementary and secondary schools.  The School of Education provides students with appropriate experiences in teaching, human growth and development, education psychology, content, methods and materials and directed observation and field practicum.  Prospective teachers are required to participate in observation and student teaching in cooperating public schools.

President: Dr. John Hays

Chief Academic Officer: Dr. Blake Sonobe

Unit: Department of Education

Dean or Director: Ms. Ruth Boyd, Interim Chair

Telephone: 580-774-3285
Fax: 580-774-7154
E-Mail: ruth.boyd@swosu.edu

OACTE Representative: Ms. Ruth Boyd
Alternate OACTE Representative: Dr. Ray Read

Accreditation Status and Programs Offered

Conceptual Framework: “Experienced Based Teacher Education” 


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