Interested in attending Sierra Nevada College to become a teacher or administrator? The Department of Teacher Education prepares students for an outstanding career in education.

It may be one of the best decisions you could ever make. Our programs are considered some of the best in the nation, and school superintendents from across the country regularly contact us about sending more of our graduates their way.

The Department of Teacher Education is proud of its educational leadership, working professionally with colleagues and communities to deliver outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs for classroom teachers and future scholars alike. Our faculty delivers personalized, interactive teacher education and leadership programs.

Students and graduates will demonstrate the ability to excel in the field of education by applying professional knowledge in combination with general leadership, teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills. Students will have the ability to utilize passion and conceptual thinking to solve complex problems and develop leadership skills to articulate a vision. Our students and graduates will develop an increasing ability to make personal decisions that go beyond self interest, engage in practices that benefit the community and demonstrate respect for the interdependence of diverse peoples, cultures and the environment.

There are a variety of paths to begin or further one’s education, training, credentials, and research through the Department of Teacher Education. We invite you to explore them as you search our website.

Join us for an Information Session:

(Information sessions begin at 4 pm unless noted)

  • Las Vegas: [location]
    • Master of Arts in Teaching: Dec. 10, Jan. 8, Feb. 11, March 11
    • Master of Education & Master of Arts in Administration: Dec. 3, Jan. 7, Feb. 4, March 4
  • Reno: [location]
    • Master of Arts in Teaching: Nov. 18
    • Master of Education & Master of Arts in Administration: Nov. 13