The Department of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) prepares you to become a teacher who possesses the professional skills necessary to thrive in the classroom and inspire your students to learn.
Here you'll learn through active involvement in your education classes. Hands-on experiences allow you to gain confidence as teachers while learning to apply best teaching practices. You'll be immersed in actual classrooms beginning with their your professional education course and continuing through your student teaching experience.
Our faculty are recognized internationally. Many have served as officers and leaders in national professional organizations. Others have written articles published in highly respected journals and/or received state, national or international awards.
UNI teaching majors are surrounded by opportunities to participate in student organizations, volunteer, and travel or study abroad. These provide outstanding leadership opportunities and extremely valuable practical experiences.
The strength of our programs, faculty and student opportunities make UNI the number one place to go for preK-8 education.