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Learn to teach where "best practice" is standard practice!

At Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, you will have:

  • Instructors with real classroom experience – the average K-12 teaching experience is 19 years
  • Small class sizes averaging just 10 students
  • Field experiences with master teachers every semester, starting sophomore year
  • Instructors who are out in the school with you – our instructors work in K-12 schools every semester
  • Student teaching opportunities abroad or in U.S. schools for underserved students
  • Two routes to earning your teaching license:
    • Traditional undergraduate four-year licensure program
    • Fifth-year combined licensure / master's degree in one year
Elizabeth Donahue
Elizabeth Donahue, M.A.
Education - Instructor
Scott Sorvaag
Education / LCT - Associate Professor
Denise Cichosz
Denise Cichosz
Graduate School of Education - Program Coordinator, ESL Graduate Certificate
Jane Anderson
LaSallian Scholar-in-Residence, Director, i.t.a. Literacy Project; Director, Remick Fellowship Program; Adjunct Professor
Jan Dimmitt-Olson
Jan Dimmitt-Olson, M.Ed.
Education - Assistant Professor
David Jackson
Education - Associate Professor, MED - Facilitator
Cindy Kronebusch
Cindy Kronebusch
GSOE - Assistant Program Director, M.A. in Literacy
Betty Kube
Betty Kube
Education - Administrative Assistant
Melissa Luedtke
Melissa Luedtke, Ed.D.
Education - Professor
Laura McCauley
MA Education Program - Adjunct Assistant Professor
Mariann Miller
Mariann Miller, M.Ed.
Education - Field Placement Coordinator
Christopher Peckover
Christopher Peckover, Ph.D.
Education - Assistant Professor
Roger Peckover
Director of Assessment and CELT
Karen Sorvaag
Education - Associate Professor, Education - Department Chair

For more information contact:

Melissa Luedtke , Ed.D.
Associate Dean of Education
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #23
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(507) 457-6623