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Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and youth? Young people need thoughtful caring adults, someone who can nurture and challenge them, who can coach and guide, who can understand and care about them.  Are you one of those people?



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Program Overview

At Furman, we take a comprehensive and holistic approach to educating future teachers.

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Student Experiences

You'll be developing not only teaching skills, but also learning how to make decisions and reflect on important topics that will enable you to adapt and shape different learning environments.

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Upstate Schools Consortium

The Upstate Schools Consortium now represents large and small school districts, private schools, and colleges and universities in the geographic upstate. Furman University coordinates professional development seminars and provides the Consortium with meeting space, personnel, and resources.

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Meet Our Faculty

When you come to Furman, you’ll learn from some of the leading professors and practitioners in the education field.

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Explore our Facilities

Our department has a wealth of resources to fulfill your needs while pursuing your degree.

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Alumni selected as Teachers of the Year in the past five years
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Initial teaching certification programs offered at Furman

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