Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education

Oki, and welcome to the University of Lethbridge. Our University's Blackfoot name is Iniskim, meaning Sacred Buffalo Stone. The University of Lethbridge is located in traditional Blackfoot Confederacy territory. We honour the Blackfoot people and their traditional ways of knowing in caring for this land, as well as all Indigenous Peoples who have helped shape and continue to strengthen our University community. 

In the Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge, students benefit from one of the most unique teacher training programs in the country. With 27 weeks of practical classroom experience, students receive more than twice the amount required for teacher certification in Alberta. Students will also be qualified to teach in both secondary and elementary classrooms, creating vast opportunities throughout their careers as educators. In 2020, 98% of students surveyed indicated they were employed in the education field throughout Alberta, Canada and internationally.


Student Program Services

Undergraduate Advising on Admissions, Program Planning, Graduation & more


Field Experiences 

Forms, guidelines & other resources for off-campus practicum field experiences

Teaching Community

Information for schools, Teacher Associates & Mentors looking to get involved

Curriculum Laboratory

Access to digital, print, and tactile materials for K-12 teaching.


Faculty of Education Stories

Education Shining Student Grant Skoretz

Grant Skoretz took a love for physical activity and sports and is turning it into a combined degree is Kinesiology and Education at ULethbridge.

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Nicole Spence, Program Assistant II, Faculty of Education

As Program Assistant for the Faculty of Education, Nicole Spence helps students throughout their academic journey at ULethbridge.

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Brave spaces for vulnerable conversations: Advocating for tangible EDI initiatives in academia

Working to make academic spaces more equitable and welcoming for racialized individuals has always been a labour of love for Dr. Sandra Dixon, and one she feels the weight of at times. 

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How two ULethbridge researchers are empowering teachers in southern Alberta schools

Reading is at the root of learning, and the teaching of reading has been a key interest of a pair of University of Lethbridge teacher educators for a long time, albeit in different ways.

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Shining Student Courtlynd Cherpin

Courtlynd Cherpin chose the University of Lethbridge for its exceptional education program and cutting-edge facilities like the Science Commons. Her dedication to understanding science is evident in her summer research experiences, particularly …

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Faculty of Education Shining Graduate Student Helen Wandera

Shining Graduate Student Helen Wandera decided to pursue a Master of Education because of her belief in the importance of continued education.

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Connecting with school division partners

Celebrating the transition from student to teacher


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