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School of Education

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Financial Support

In addition to the financial support available through the UAS Financial Aid Office, the School of Education offers scholarships and grants to help students meet their educational goals. Learn more about tuition support, the TEACH grant and the PITAAS program, supporting Indigenous students pursuing careers in education.


Advisor Specialists

Comprehensive professional advising is an essential part of the School of Education’s commitment to our student's success. Education advising specialists and faculty advisors are available to guide students throughout their teaching and leadership careers.

CAEP Accreditation

“CAEP accreditation is the gold standard for teacher education programs. It represents more than just a seal of approval; it ensures that our programs are rigorously evaluated and continuously improved to meet or exceed national standards. This accreditation confirms our dedication to excellence and the consistent, high-quality experience we provide to all students.”
—Interim Dean Carlee Simon, Ph.D.

About CAEP:

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) serves as the recognizing accrediting body for teacher preparation programs in the State of Alaska. Attaining CAEP accreditation demonstrates that our School of Education adheres to rigorous standards, ensuring our programs effectively prepare educators who are competent and well-equipped for their teaching roles. This comprehensive accreditation process emphasizes our commitment to maintaining high educational standards and fostering ongoing enhancements in educator preparation.

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"I was able to complete my student teaching in my hometown where I will be working and beginning my career."

Starla Agoney, B.A. Elementary Education

UAS Land Acknowledgement

Located in the ancestral homeland of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is fully committed to advancing the education and research aspirations of Indigenous peoples and is committed to ongoing work toward decolonization. These efforts are reflected in our UAS programs and formal community partnerships across our three campuses and throughout all of Southeast Alaska.