On campus classes and activities for today, Sept. 20, have been canceled. 

Normal campus operations at Rice University will resume Saturday, Sept. 21.

Our Mission

The Education department at Rice University seeks to prepare and support leaders for student-centered schools in a diverse society.

Students graduating from Rice Education programs will:

  • Create environments where preservice teachers discover and construct meaning from academic content using the unique perceptions, thoughts and feelings of their classroom students
  • Facilitate teaching strategies for diverse learners
  • Assess students’ progress and content mastery to guide instruction
  • Guide instruction that incorporates digital learning and education technologies
  • Demonstrate instructional and organizational leadership