Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
N A U students hanging outside of University Union talking.

Teaching in China

From the moment the phone call came, “Ali, would you be interested in teaching in China?,” the journey was in full swing! From gathering the information to obtaining a Visa; ensuring my passport was valid; discussing travel arrangements; and creating a syllabus for the students I was going to teach; it all felt like a whirlwind. Then the day arrived to begin this adventure. Wow! I’m going to China to teach! It was certainly an opportunity that was not on my radar…yet, here I was… Read more
Student teacher writing on white board.


Friday, April 12, 2019 | 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m. | High Country Conference Center & Eastburn Education Building, Flagstaff, AZ… Read more
A panel of experts speaks to a crowd at N A U Tariat.


April 20, 2018 brought the 17th annual There’s A Reason I’m a Teacher Conference to NAU’s College of Education… Read more
View of There's a Reason I am a Teacher conference, showing rows of seats and people waiting for the conference to begin.

Humans of Flagstaff with Brian Stone

How does playing help teach a child science? Brian Stone has an answer for that. Stone, an associate teaching professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning, talked to The NAU Review about his research into science education and play, why he loves science (spoiler: fun learning) and what country is on his travel bucket list. … Read more
Teacher going around classroom and helping students out.

Student finds passion in special education

Lorie Lee never imagined she’d make it to university; she is now graduating with two degrees, having won the prestigious President’s Prize. A mother of three and non-traditional student, her inspiring tale begins earlier than her first day at NAU. As a child, Lee experienced poverty, a mother with substance abuse issues and a father unwilling to care for her. Through the support of her friends and teachers, Lee found a love and passion for education and excelled academically… Read more
Student teacher points to globe in class.

A teacher’s impact

Did you know NAU started as a school to educate teachers? The Class of 1901 was comprised of four women, all of whom received lifetime teaching certificates for the Arizona Territory. Learn more about NAU’s history at Cline Library’s Special Collections and Archives… Read more
Student teacher helps student with writing assignment.