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Department of Education at Southwest Baptist University

Questions? Contact

Dwight Haun
Department Chair & Director of Teacher Education
(417) 328-1717 or (417) 328-2043


Julie Bryant
Jennifer Fox
Dwight Haun
Charles Lentz
Tamara Samek
Colleen Shuler
John Wheeler

Mountain View faculty
Donna Depeé
Sarah Russback

Certification Officer and Coordinator
of Clinical Experiences
Ken Spurgeon

Learn effective teaching methods.

The Department of Education is a learning community preparing teachers and administrators to be caring, effective practitioners in today’s schools.

The teacher education program is approved by the State Board of Education of the State of Missouri on an annual basis. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) grants this approval. The Teacher Education Program is also recognized by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).