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At the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education we...

aspire to become a diverse and inclusive community of learners who engage in transformative scholarship with and in communities to advance justice and promote human dignity.




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Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum

The mission of the Department of Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum is to prepare teachers and other professionals for leadership roles in education-related settings; to engage in critical inquiry through professionally recognized research and scholarship; and to provide leadership to the profession and society.


Instructional Leadership
and Academic Curriculum

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Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

There are three degree-granting programs in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.  Each of the three programs offers the M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees. In addition, the Ed.D. is offered by the EACS program. Each program has its own admissions process, course offerings, and faculty.


Educational Leadership
and Policy Studies

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Educational Psychology

The department of Educational Psychology is committed to developing and disseminating new knowledge through research and scholarly activity, delivering quality instruction and professional training, and pursuing research and training opportunities at the junctures of the disciplines within the department.






The number of Oklahoma students impacted by the Debt-Free Teachers program.


The amount of external grant money awarded to JRCoE faculty over the last two years.


The amount of JRCoE scholarship money awarded to students in 2021-22.



Celebration of Education

The Celebration of Education in Oklahoma recognizes educators and education advocates who are making a difference in Oklahoma and beyond. This is a chance to recognize Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education graduates for their impact, as well as others who are transforming lives in Oklahoma and beyond through their work in education.

Bridges Magazine

Check out the fall 2021 edition of Bridges Magazine. Learn about the Transformative Tutoring Initiative and TEACH to Transform; catch up on publications from our faculty; read about the grant work being done in the college; and more!