Quinnipiac University

School of Education Facilities and Resources

The School of Education is located on our interprofessional and scenic North Haven Campus, alongside the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, the School of Law, the School of Nursing and the School of Health Sciences. Here, you will learn the latest strategies, methods and technologies to prepare you for teaching in the 21st century.

Contemporary and collaborative learning

Our Center for Science Teaching and Learning offers a number of workshops in curriculum development and career preparation for students interested in teaching science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The student-run Quinnipiac Future Teachers Organization (QFTO) enables educators and social justice advocates to engage in community outreach activities to improve student learning.

Our resources extend beyond our campus location into public schools all across the state. As an intern, you’ll gain more than just a wealth of classroom experience and the opportunity to apply program theory. You’ll also form close relationships with veteran teachers and administrators who will become part of your long-term and growing professional network.

By the Numbers

5,600 Room to Explore

The School of Education occupies 5,600 square feet in a suite of rooms designed specifically for future educators.

3 Key Partnerships

Relationships with three local schools — Side by Side Charter School, Metropolitan Business Academy and Fair Haven School — provide diverse training and experience.

10 Learning Outcomes

We utilize 10 key learning outcomes to prepare our students to be passionate educators and classroom leaders.

Our Classrooms

A School of Education student assists two middle schoolers in a science experiment
A place for hands-on, high-touch, industry-standard learning

As a future educator, where you learn your craft should reflect an evolving profession aimed at cultivating a new generation of young minds. Our state-of-the-art academic center is designed to simulate classroom settings, stimulate classroom innovation and develop the working tools of the teacher. Here, we have facilities and resources dedicated specifically to lesson planning, curriculum development and the use of modern classroom technology. Other spaces provide preparation for exams and other certification requirements.

Two specially equipped classrooms feature touch-screen SMART Boards as well as cabinet and storage space for curriculum materials. A dedicated library houses books and materials for the elementary and secondary education students. An AccuCut machine for constructing bulletin boards, a laminator and a paper cutter are also available for student use. Our Curriculum Center is used for large class meetings, professional development and Praxis workshops. The center features a Polyvision board and the latest projection technology.

Partnerships

The School of Education has cultivated mutually beneficial relationships with several local public school districts. Teachers and administrators in these districts regularly participate in purposefully developed events and professional development workshops. Many serve on the School of Education’s Advisory Council, collaborate on projects aimed at improving P-12 student learning and achievement, and serve as mentors to candidates in our academic programs.

In addition to the numerous long-standing partnerships we have with area school districts, we have special professional development relationships with Side by Side Charter School, Metropolitan Business Academy and Fair Haven School in Connecticut. These partnerships enhance new teacher preparation, strengthen faculty development opportunities, facilitate inquiry directed at the improvement of practice and enhance student achievement. These partnerships also enable our students to experience the complexity and challenges of urban school settings.

Our partner districts include:

  • Bethany Public Schools
  • Cheshire Public Schools
  • Hamden Public Schools
  • New Haven Public Schools
  • North Branford Public Schools
  • North Haven Public Schools
  • Orange Public Schools
  • Wallingford Public Schools

Additional Resources

Centers and Institutes

QUeST LC

The Quinnipiac University School of Education’s Science Teaching and Learning Center (QUeST LC) provides critical support and outreach toward the School of Education’s efforts to enhance teaching and learning in STEM-related fields and delivering STEM content to area schools.

Albert Schweitzer Institute

The Albert Schweitzer Institute’s goal of a more civil and ethical society closely mirrors the mission of the School of Education and its emphasis on multicultural awareness and social justice. In conjunction with the ASI, candidates in the School of Education participate in a humanitarian effort in Nicaragua focused on school rebuilding and teacher development.

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