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The School of Education

History of the School
The Bloomington Campus
The Indianapolis Campus
Mission and Objectives of the School of Education
School of Education Alumni Association
Organization of the School and Program Advisors

History of the School

More than 150 years ago, in 1852, the Indiana General Assembly took the initial step in the development of the School of Education by providing for the establishment at Indiana University of “a Normal Department for instruction in the theory and practice of teaching.” Discontinued in 1870, the Normal Department was reinstated in 1886 as the Department of Pedagogy, later renamed the Department of Education. This department was part of what is now the College of Arts and Sciences. In 1908, following the enactment of a law that required formal training for public school teachers, the Department of Education became the School of Education. At that time, there were four faculty members and 189 students. In May 1923 the School of Education became autonomous from the College of Arts and Sciences. In 1925 the first B.S. in education was granted, in 1929 the first M.S., and in 1932 the first Ed.D. The Ph.D. with a major in education has been awarded through the University Graduate School since 1924.

In 1951 the School of Education moved into a three-story limestone building on the corner of Third Street and Jordan Avenue on the Bloomington campus. This building also housed the education laboratory school (grades K-12). The School of Education grew rapidly, and eventually the laboratory school was moved to a new facility at the corner of Tenth Street and the Highway 45-46 Bypass. In 1979 the education building was named the W. W. Wright Education Building in honor of Wendell W. Wright, the second dean of the School of Education (1946-1959) and a university vice president.

Education classes have been taught in Indianapolis since 1914, when the Extension Division of Indiana University was established. As the Indianapolis campus grew and course offerings became more numerous, the Extension Division was renamed the Division of Regional Campuses. In 1969 it was possible to earn a bachelor’s degree in education through what had become known as the Indianapolis campus of Indiana University. The following year the branch campuses of Indiana University and Purdue University at Indianapolis were unified in the establishment of Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). At that time, the education program was located at the 38th Street campus.

In 1972 the IUPUI Division of Education was formally established, with faculty offices and classrooms in the Marrott Building on North Meridian Street. Three years later, in 1975, the Indianapolis and Bloomington units merged into a single School of Education. In 1982 the school at Indianapolis moved into a new building on the main IUPUI campus, the Education/Social Work Building, at 902 W. New York Street.

In the 1960s and 1970s, the Indiana University School of Education grew to become one of the largest schools of education in the United States. It currently has approximately 110 full- time faculty members and an enrollment of over 1,000 graduate students enrolled in degree programs, including almost 500 in doctoral programs.

In 1992 the School of Education in Bloomington moved into a new W. W. Wright Education Building, at 201 N. Rose Avenue. This modern facility offers the latest in technological facilities for instruction, training, and research.

The School has a strong research focus with more than $12M per year in research expenditures through its seven research centers: The Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration, The Center for Adolescent and Family Studies, The Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, The Center for Innovation in Assessment, The Center for Postsecondary Research, the Center for Research on Learning and Technology, The Center for Social Studies and International Education, and the Center for Human Growth. Faculty with externally funded projects work through one or more of these centers, which occupy space in several buildings near the Wright Education Building. The majority of research work takes place in Eigenmann Hall.

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The Bloomington Campus

Indiana University Bloomington is a residential campus of approximately 40,000 students. Woods and streams interlacing the 1,800-acre campus make it one of the most picturesque in the country. The university features a wide array of superior cultural offerings, including nearly 1,000 concerts and performances each year from the world-renowned Indiana University School of Music.

Set in the rolling, wooded hills of southern Indiana, the city of Bloomington has been ranked by the New York Times as one of the “Big 10 of College Towns.” Students enjoy Bloomington’s excellent recreational facilities and the excitement generated by Indiana University’s top-ranked athletic teams. Within an hour’s drive from Bloomington are several national forests, state parks, and lakes.

Indianapolis, the state capital, is 50 miles away; Louisville and Cincinnati are both about 100 miles from Bloomington.

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The Indianapolis Campus

Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis is an urban commuter campus located near the heart of downtown Indianapolis. The beautiful, modern campus offers many cultural and intellectual opportunities and is home to the nationally acclaimed Indiana University School of Medicine.

Home of the Indianapolis 500 automobile race, Indianapolis is fast becoming a national center for amateur and professional athletics. The city also hosts the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Repertory Theater, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, fascinating historical attractions, an excellent zoo, and the world’s largest children’s museum.

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Mission and Objectives of the School of Education

The mission of the Indiana University School of Education is to improve teaching, learning, and human development in a diverse, rapidly changing, and increasingly technological society. We prepare reflective, caring, and highly skilled educational practitioners and scholars who lead in their chosen professions; inform educational theory and practice through research; and work in partnership with a range of constituents to effect change at both local and national levels and throughout the world.

The following five goals comprise the strategic plan for the school:

  • Continue the school’s commitment to strong pre-service teacher education.
  • Strengthen partnerships with P-12 schools and communities.
  • Enhance and expand the school’s research and other scholarly and creative activities, and strengthen the quality of graduate programs.
  • Provide leadership in the appropriate use of technologies to enhance teaching and learning experiences.
  • Promote diversity.
To fulfill its mission, the school strives to achieve the following objectives:
  • To promote and execute disciplined inquiry in all sectors of education.
  • To provide service to the state of Indiana, the nation, and the world in developing the finest possible school systems.
  • To prepare elementary and secondary teachers in all subject areas and in special education.
  • To prepare administrators and supervisors for the public schools of Indiana.
  • To prepare faculty members and administrators for colleges and universities throughout the world.
  • To prepare administrators, supervisors, and coordinators of special programs.
  • To prepare counselors, school psychologists, and reading specialists.
  • To prepare researchers, evaluators, and policy analysts in the field of education.
  • To prepare educators and trainers in the use of technology for educational programs in schools, business, industry, and government.

The School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and is a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

While the primary goal of undergraduate education at the School of Education is the preparation of teachers, a number of graduate programs prepare and provide continuing professional development to teachers and other professional school personnel at the advanced level. These advanced programs are guided by a conceptual framework that supports and integrates the mission, purposes, and vision of the two units that constitute lU’s core campus (IUB and IUPUI). This framework is built upon four core beliefs which align with each campus’s Six Principles of Teacher Education for initial professional licensure, as well embracing the ten guiding principles of the Interstate New Teacher and Support Consortium (INTASC) and the five core propositions of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).

The advanced professional programs in the School of Education are committed to improving schooling by enhancing academic, social, and emotional learning, with the ultimate goal of improving social justice for all. The four beliefs that guide this work are as follows:

    Core Belief #1:
    Comprehensive Knowledge Base
    Professional educators must have a comprehensive knowledge base that includes content and pedagogical and practical forms of knowledge.
    Core Belief #2:
    Intellectual Skills and Abilities
    Professional educators must possess discipline-specific skills that allow them to plan, implement, inquire about, and assess practices related to their field of concentration.
    Core Belief #3:
    Focus on Diversity, Culture, Community, and Context
    Professional educators must focus on the community context in which education takes place (from school community to our global society), understanding the role of family, culture, and community and their impact on the learner.
    Core Belief #4
    Commitment to Personal and Professional Growth
    Professional educators must make a commitment to education, to their particular discipline, and to all learners.
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School of Education Alumni Association

The School of Education Alumni Association was founded in 1951 “to further the educational, professional, and social interests of the School of Education and the alumni, individually and collectively.” The association sponsors alumni receptions at state and national conventions. Chalkboard, the magazine of the School of Education Alumni Association, is distributed to all alumni.

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Organization of the School and Program Advisors

Bloomington Campus Departments
Indianapolis Campus Areas

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Bloomington Campus Departments

(Area Code 812)

Counseling and Educational Psychology

Joyce Alexander, Chair; Education 4038, 856-8301; joalexand [at] indiana [dot] edu

Counseling and Counselor Education (master’s and specialist): Sue Whiston, Education 4014, 856-8336, swhiston [at] indiana [dot] edu

Counseling Psychology (doctoral): Rex Stockton, Education 4056, 856-8344, stocktonr [at] indiana [dot] edu

Learning and Developmental Sciences: David Estell, Education 4010, 856-8308, destell [at] indiana [dot] edu

Educational Psychology: David Estell, Education 4010, 856-8308, destell [at] indiana [dot] edu

Human Development: Anne Stright, Education 4058, 856-8319,astright [at] indiana [dot] edu

Inquiry Methodology: Ginette Delandshere, Education 4006, 856-8347, gdelands [at] indiana [dot] edu

Learning Science: Richard Lesh, Education 4072, 856-8335, ralesh [at] indiana [dot] edu

School Psychology (doctoral and specialist): Thomas Huberty, Education 4062, 856-0332, huberty [at] indiana [dot] edu

Curriculum and Instruction

Cary Buzzelli, Chair; Education 3204, 856-8184,cbuzzell [at] indiana [dot] edu

Gretchen Butera, Associate Chair; Education 3212, 856-8153, gbutera [at] indiana [dot] edu

Art Education: Elizabeth Valiance, Education 3216, 856-8114, evallanc [at] indiana [dot] edu

Curriculum Studies: David Flinders, Education 3002, 856-8189, dflinder [at] indiana [dot] edu

Early Childhood Education: Cary Buzzelli, Education 3204, 856-8184

Elementary Education: Carol-Anne Hossler, Education 3262, 856-8158, chossler [at] indiana [dot] edu

Elementary Transition to Teaching: Jesse Goodman, Education 3208, 856-8143, goodman [at] indiana [dot] edu, and Diana Lambdin, Education 3058; 856-8149, lambdin [at] indiana [dot] edu

Mathematics Education (graduate): Diana Lambdin, Education 3058, 856-8149

Mathematics Education (undergraduate): Peter Kloosterman, Education 3274, 856-8147, and Catherine Brown, Education 3272, 856-8126, cathbrow [at] indiana [dot] edu

Science and Environmental Education: Valarie Akerson, Education 3072, 856-8140, vakzerson [at] indiana [dot] edu

Secondary Education: David Flinders, Education 3002, 856-8108, dflinder [at] indiana [dot] edu

Secondary Transition to Teaching: Richard Roames, Education 3264; 856-8225

Social Studies Education (elementary): Lynne Boyle-Baise, Education 3210, 856-8191

Social Studies Education (secondary): Jesse Goodman, Education 3208, 856-8143

Terry Mason, Education 3228, 856-8190, tmason [at] indiana [dot] edu

Special Education (master’s): Jeffrey Anderson, Education 3232, 856-8155, jander2 [at] indiana [dot] edu

Special Education (doctoral): Gretchen Butera, Education 3212, 856-8153, gbutera [at] indiana [dot] edu

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Martha McCarthy, Chair; Education 4230, 856-8384, mccarthy [at] indiana [dot] edu

Education Policy: Barry Bull, Education 4240, 856-8377, bbull [at] indiana [dot] edu

Educational Foundations: Andrea Walton, Education 4218, 856-8358, andwalto [at] indiana [dot] edu

Educational Leadership: Robert Toutkoushian, Education 4220, 856-8395, rtoutkou [at] indiana [dot] edu

Higher Education: Don Hossler, Education 4268, 856-8391, hossler [at] indiana [dot] edu

International and Comparative Education: Margaret Sutton, Education 4254, 856-856-8368, msutton [at] indiana [dot] edu

Student Affairs Administration: Danielle DeSawal, Education 4274, 856-8382, ddesawal [at] indiana [dot] edu

Instructional Systems Technology

Elizabeth Boling, Chair; Education 2276, 856-8451, eboling [at] indiana [dot] edu

Literacy, Culture, and Language Education

Mary Beth Hines, Chair; Education 3038, 856-8270, mhines [at] indiana [dot] edu

English Education: Peter Cowan, Education 3012, 856-8278, and Stephanie Carter, Education 3018, 856-8265, stecarte [at] indiana [dot] edu

Foreign Language Education: Martha Nyikos, Education 3020, 856-8272, nyikos [at] indiana [dot] edu

EFL/ESL, Bilingual Education: Faridah Pawan, Education 3030, 856-8274, fpawan [at] indiana [dot] edu

Reading, Literacy Education: Mitzi Lewison, Education 3024, 856-8269, lewison [at] indiana [dot] edu

Indianapolis Campus Areas

(Area Code 317; ES, Education/Social Work)

Contacts for Graduate Programs:

Graduate Advisor Sarah Brandenburg, M.S.; ES 3150, 278-5739, sabrande [at] indiana [dot] edu
Chair for Elementary Teacher Education Anne Ociepka, ES 3162, 274-6818, aociepka [at] indiana [dot] edu
Chair for Secondary Teacher Education and Transition to Teaching Coordinator Joy Seybold, ES 3130, 274-6815, jseybold [at] indiana [dot] edu
Language Education Beth Berghoff, ES 3127, 278-1108, bberghof [at] indiana [dot] edu
English as Second/New Language Annela Teemant, ES 3121, 274-1228, ateemant [at] indiana [dot] edu
Mathematics Education Signe Kastberg, ES 3156, 274-6829, skastber [at] indiana [dot] edu
Science Education Charles Barman, ES 1115, 274-6813, cbarman [at] indiana [dot] edu
Special Education Mary Jo Dare, ES 3105, 274-6486, mdare [at] indiana [dot] edu and Mary Fisher, ES 3133, 274-0650, mlfisher [at] indiana [dot] edu
Counseling and Counselor Education Keith Morran, ES 3111, 274-6850, kmorran [at] indiana [dot] edu and Chalmer Thompson, ES 3161, 274-6827, chathomp [at] indiana [dot] edu
Higher Education and Student Affairs Nancy Chism, ES 3150, 278-0009, nchism [at] indiana [dot] edu

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