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Teacher Education at Concordia St. Paul

Start a career as a first-time teacher, make a career move with a licensure, or earn a certificate to better serve your students. Concordia University, St. Paul has a path that’s right for you.

The Teacher Education program at Concordia has been the pride of the university for nearly 60 years. It is widely recognized for excellence in its programs, faculty, staff, and candidates, and regarded as among the finest in the state of Minnesota and in the Concordia University System. The program is fully accredited by the National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education (continuously since 1969) and the Minnesota Board of Teaching. Because of Minnesota’s rigorous teacher licensure standards, students graduating from Minnesota’s colleges and universities are favorably regarded nationwide.

The College of Education & Sciences at Concordia University, St. Paul, has long embraced the richness of diversity in our programs, and we take pride in our commitment preparing students for a lifetime of leadership and dedicated service to God and humanity, within their chosen professions, as well as throughout their community and the world around them.

Available Degrees and Endorsements

Teacher Education Faculty & Staff


Barbara Wissink

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Michele Pickel

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George Guidera

Oluwatoyin Akinde Fakuajo

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Donald Helmstetter

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Richard Benson

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Cheryl Chatman

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Douglas Millaway

Jerry Robicheau


All of Concordia University’s professional teacher education licensure programs have been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1969. The programs were most recently re-accredited in 2008.

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Professional & Continuing Education

Concordia University, St. Paul has partnered with VESi to deliver online education courses for professionals that are convenient, relevant, and affordable. These courses are are taught by expert instructors and are offered at a pace that can fit your busy schedule. All courses are relevant to the significant educational and social issues in schools today, and can meet the requirements you need for career advancement or re-licensure. As with all Concordia University offerings, we offer these courses in the most affordable way possible keeping quality high and prices low.

These professional development courses for teachers and educators provide interactive instruction in a online environment that is easy to use. The course instructors are available for professional or technical questions via email or phone.

Can't find what you are looking for?

Email director of admissions, Briana Eicheldinger, at and she will gladly help you find the right teacher education program to achieve your career goals.

Early Childhood Educator's Conference

Our conference strives to provide spiritual enrichment and continuing
education for early childhood educators.

March 2016