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Our Mission

Through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service we:

  • Foster professionalism in all that we do.
  • Prepare and support professionals who are ethical and reflective and known for the quality of their work.
  • Provide recognized leadership in the support of our students, professional partners and those who employ our graduates.
  • Promote a culture of caring, respect, and intellectual rigor within our college and beyond.
  • Foster collaborative relationships with the schools, communities and professional organizations that we serve.
  • Advance our understanding of the professions we serve and the application of that understanding in practice.


Our Vision

Building on a tradition of excellence, we will work continuously to improve the education we offer.

Quick Facts

  • Serving Public, Charter, and Parochial Schools in Regions 4, 5, and 6
  • 55 College of Education Scholarships
  • 4,000 Service Hours Provided to the Community
  • Concussion Center Administered 3,177 Baseline and Post-Concussion Tests to Regional Athletes
  • $2,200,000 in Grants for CTE Teacher Preparation, Math Education, STEM & Robotics and Building Capacity

 Our Students

  • 811 Undergraduates
  • 287 Graduate Students
  • 30+ Career Path Internships
  • 79 Student Teachers
  • 750+ Professional Development Courses offered

85% of Teachers and Administrators stay in Idaho

About 60% of Teachers teach within 20 miles of where they went to school

Student Engagement

  • Educators Rising Idaho Chapters
    • 16 High School EdRising Idaho Chapters Established
  • Business Professionals of America (BPA)
    • 78% Become Teachers
  • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
    • 68% Become Teachers


Student Involvement

  • Business Professionals of America (BPA)
  • National Association for Music Educators (NAfME)
  • Students of Health Education, Physical Education and Dance (SHEPERD)
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
  • Kappa Delta Pi (KDP)
  • Bengal Student Professional Association of Sports Medicine (SPASM)