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Educating for the Possibilities…

Interested in being a teacher?  A counselor?  A school administrator?  Passionate about changing education policy and practice so that all learners, clients, and communities are best served?  Graduates of Trinity’s programs in these fields are routinely recognized for their excellence in improving the lives and the institutions with which they are involved.

The School of Education’s graduate-level classes fit into the complex lives of working professionals.  Evening and weekend classes – taught by practitioners active in their fields – give you the most up-to-date knowledge and strategies to ensure a successful transition to your chosen profession.


All School of Education programs are approved by the DC State Education Agency, Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), and meet requirements for state certification.

Additionally, the School is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Individual teacher preparation programs hold recognition from Specialized Professional Associations, as follows:

  • Early Childhood Education:  the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Educational Administration:  the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC)
  • Elementary Education:  the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
  • Reading:  the International Reading Association (IRA)
  • Special Education:  the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

The School of Education has submitted an initial application and self-study for accreditation for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling programs with the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

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