College of Education

Welcome to the College of Education (COE)

The College of Education at Northeastern State University prepares educators, counselors and fitness/health professionals to serve Oklahoma and the entire nation. Whether your career goals center around teaching in public schools, working with those seeking healthier physical and mental lifestyles, or attending graduate college for advanced preparation, the College of Education wants to help you reach your dreams.

Our outstanding faculty focus on preparing professionals who are teaching scholars, educational leaders, and developers of human potential. Our teacher candidates and other graduates are committed to excellence in their fields and making a difference in their communities. 

We are comprised of five departments:


academic advisors




Bagley Hall
717 N Grand Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464-2300
Phone: 918-444-3700
Fax: 918-458-2351

Education, Building C
3100 E New Orleans St.
Broken Arrow, OK 74014
Phone: 918-449-6129

For inquiries or to provide comments and feedback, please contact us at

Message from the Dean

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the College of Education and to thank you for your interest in joining the Northeastern State University family.

Dr. Vanessa Anton, Dean


dr vanessa anton, dean of the college of education


attention students currently enrolled in internships:

Students currently enrolled in Internship courses, Pre-I, Pre-II, or Full Internship, please check your NSU email for continued updates regarding your internship responsibilities and related assignments due to school closures related to COVID-19 and Oklahoma State Department of Education announcements.

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Upcoming Events

Graduate Degrees in Education: What You Need to Know

April 19, 2021

The Northeastern State University Graduate College invites you to attend a free informational webinar showcasing our College of Education online graduate degrees and certificates. We will... Read more+++

Learn to Become a Librarian

April 20, 2021

Learn to Become a Librarian Library Media and Information Technology Program @ NSU Hosted by Dr. Alesha Baker and Dr. Kelli Carney This is a weekly, online webinar highlighting the program at... Read more+++

HawkTalk Presents Drs. Sophia Sweeney & Katherine Winsett

April 22, 2021

Join us as Drs. Sophia Sweeney & Katherine Winsett present on the biological processes of learning. This event will be held over zoom. Read more+++

Past Events

Virtual Recruitment Session (Zoom)

Learn about NSU's College of Education programs. Click here to watch the recorded session.

March 24, 2021