“The English education program develops teachers who will value the assets youth bring with them, teach toward educational justice, and design meaningful learning experiences for the next generation of readers, writers, and creators.”

-Emery Petchauer, Coordinator of the English Teacher Education Program

community engagement

educational justice

powerful teaching

Faculty Expertise

Critical Language Pedagogies

Focusing on anti-racist teaching, educational justice, and reading and writing to change the world.

Community-Engaged Arts & Writing

Creativity in teaching and expression through collaboration with communities.

Youth Empowerment

Designing learning experiences that facilitate youth leadership for social change.