• Dean Mari Koerner discusses national teacher shortage on NPR

    Dr. Mari Koerner, dean of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, discusses the systemic challenges that U.S. schools face in attracting and retaining effective teachers on NPR’s “On Point with Tom Ashbrook.”

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  • Collegiate Scholars Academy

    High school juniors and seniors can earn three hours of college credit at ASU by taking the “Exploration of Education” course offered by Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. The fall 2015 academy starts in October.

  • Kellogg Foundation awards grant to immerse teacher candidates in communities

    The iTeachAZ teacher prep program is expanding beyond school walls and into communities with a $900,000, three-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

  • Award-winning programs give future teachers tools to develop socially-embedded citizens

    Two programs take a proactive approach to ensure that future teachers are prepared not only in traditional subjects like reading and math, but also in areas that will help them become more aware and engaged citizens locally and globally.

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  • Teachers College awarded $450K Freeport-McMoRan Foundation grant

    The Gila Valley iTeachAZ site, a collaborative initiative between ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and Eastern Arizona College (EAC), has recently been awarded $450,000 in grant funding from the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation.

  • ASU colleges form new partnership to address teacher shortage

    Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences join forces to encourage students with liberal arts degrees to consider teaching - without changing majors - via the Secondary Education Certificate program.

  • ASU graduate education programs rank 17th nationally

    Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College continues to rise in rankings of the nation’s top education graduate programs, climbing to No. 17 in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings.


Featured Academic Programs

Masters Programs

Educational Leadership

Master of Education

If you are an aspiring principal or a teacher interested in becoming a leader in your school or district, you may be a candidate for the Master of Education in Educational Leadership program at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

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Doctoral Programs

Educational Policy and Evaluation

Doctor of Philosophy

The Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Policy and Evaluation prepares scholars who teach and conduct rigorous, high-impact research on education policy that advances our collective understanding of K-20 education. 

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Undergraduate Programs

Elementary Education

Bachelor of Arts in Education

The Bachelor of Arts in Education for Elementary Education program is a provisional teacher certification program, leading to full certification in elementary education for grades 1-8.


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Recent News Articles

Non-traditional student's life a lesson to others

Editor's note: This story is part of ASU News' back-to-school spotlight on notable incoming students. The series will run during the first two weeks of the fall semester.

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Koerner to leave deanship at Teachers College

Dean Mari Koerner, who has led the transformation of Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College into a nationally ranked school recognized for leading research and an innovative approach to teacher preparation, today announced plans to leave the deanship at the end of the current

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ASU education dean discusses teacher shortage

Mari Koerner, dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, discussed the national shortage of teachers on NPR’s “On Point with Tom Ashbrook.” Koerner joined Russ Brenneman, assistant editor at Education Week, and Paul Bruno, advisor for Deans for Impact.

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– Dr. Ira and Dr. Mary Lou Fulton