Education Department

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The Colorado College Education Department helps students from diverse backgrounds understand the complexities of education. At Colorado College, education is a form of civic engagement and our courses cover current issues such as education policy, research and social change, environmental education, best practices in classroom teaching, and the identification and treatment of dyslexia. At the Education Department, you will find a warm, welcoming environment enriched with provocative conversations.

Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


2022 College Factual Rankings
Colorado College Ranked #1 out of 35 in Best Education Master's Degree Schools in the Rocky Mountain Region Ranking 
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Alongside our students, we aim to understand ourselves and one another to become better people in an evolving social landscape.
Core Values
Community building
Experiential learning
Reflexive thinking

Education in the News

New Publication from Professor Manya Whitaker

Sachs Program Featured in Forbes Magazine and more


August 31, 2021
by Marybeth Gasman

It's Time For Us to Fix America's Shortage of Black Teachers

September 20, 2021
by L. Song Ricardson and Ben Ralston

Report an issue - Last updated: 06/16/2022

Featured Video

Sachs Scholars Fall 2021 Celebration

CC Sachs Scholars Fall 2021 Celebration

Link to Video Interviews

Front row (left to right): Tehya Watson, MAT Scholar; Jordan Bates '23; Deb Mortenson, Director, Teacher Education Programs; Isabella Hageman '23

Back row (left to right): Psalm Delaney '24; Terrell Brown, Sachs Foundation Scholarship Director; Brianna Harshaw '23; Dee Knox '24