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Idaho State University

The College of Education

College of Education building with sign from street


Our Mission

Through excellence in teaching, scholarship and service:

  • We foster professionalism in all that we do.
  • We prepare and support professionals who are ethical and reflective and known for the quality of their work.
  • We provide recognized leadership in the support of our students, professional partners and those who employ our graduates.
  • We promote a culture of caring, respect and intellectual rigor within our college and beyond.
  • We foster collaborative relationships with the schools, communities and professional organizations that we serve.
  • We 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 

College of Education

  • Serving Public, Charter and Parochial Schools in Regions 4, 5 and 6
  • Donated 20 Backpacks for Success
  • 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
  • 120 Student Teachers
  • 330 Professional Development Registrations

85% of Teachers and Administrators stay in Idaho

Student Engagement

Future Educators Association (FEA)

  • 12 High School Chapters Established

Business Professionals of America (BPA)

  • 78% Become Teachers

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

  • 68% Become Teachers


Student Involvement

  • National Association for Music Educators (NAfME)
  • Students of Health Education, Physical Education and Dance (SHEPERD)
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
  • Kappa Delta Pi (KDP)
  • Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)