Academics: Majors and Programs

Education Studies Program

Mission Statement

The Education Studies Program promotes academic excellence in the development and preparation of Teacher Leaders who display the intellectual, ethical, and leadership qualities desired for all Spelman graduates.


The primary goals of the teacher preparation programs are to develop:

  • Teacher Leaders who as knowledgeable, effective educational leaders will be innovative action- oriented role models in their classrooms, school districts, and communities throughout the world.

  • Teacher Leaders who will be change agents, advocates for all children, and risk takers inspired to touch the future through teaching.