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

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The mission of the Department of Education is to provide the foundational knowledge  in professional education for the development of competencies which will contribute to successful teaching, administration, and supervision in the elementary and secondary schools.  The Department of Education provides teacher candidates with appropriate experiences in teaching, human growth and development, education psychology, content, methods and materials and directed observation and field practicum.  Teacher candidates participate in diverse field experiences and student teaching in cooperating public schools

President: Dr. Randy Beutler

Chief Academic Officer: Dr. James South

Unit: Department of Education

Dean or Director: Dr. Ruth Boyd, Chair

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

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

Accreditation Status and Programs Offered

Conceptual Framework: “Experienced Based Teacher Education” 


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