Our mission: Educating teachers and leaders for the challenges of the 21st-century.

a student teacher teaches grade school kidsThayer School of Education prepares our undergraduate students to face the challenges of 21st-century education, whether they’re planning a career in the classroom or in a complementary role in education. The School of Education shapes the next generation of education specialists by providing a comprehensive and hands-on experiential approach as outlined in our Conceptual Framework.

The School of Education offers 11 undergraduate education majors:

We also offer students specialized chemistry classes for the biology and education degree, and the opportunity to pursue Academically and Intellectually Gifted Licensure. More information on this additional coursework can be found in our academic catalog.

Undergraduate students attending Wingate University are eligible for our Master of Arts in Elementary Education 4+1 program, which enables students to earn their undergraduate and master’s degree in five years.Above all, the School of Education faculty is committed to preparing graduates who meet NCATE and other professional standards, have the benefit of a well-rounded liberal arts education with a focus on global perspectives and appreciate the principles of a Christian institution.

We invite you to contact Dr. Annette D. Digby if you have questions about the undergraduate education program.