College of Education
The College of Education, a community of scholars, prepares and develops professionals who facilitate life long learning and enrich quality of life for individuals in diverse settings. The College leads in the generation of knowledge in our professional areas and advances professional development through teaching, research, and outreach.
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Centers and Clinics
Center for Research in STEM Teaching and Learning (CRSTL)
CRSTL supports initiatives that encourage transformative research on STEM teaching and learning across multiple colleges and programs at Oklahoma State University.
Counseling Psychology Clinic
The Counseling Psychology Clinic strives to offer high quality and cost efficient psychological and mental health services to students and residents of Stillwater and the surrounding areas. Over 500 clients have been served in recent years. Master’s level students in community and school counseling and doctoral students on counseling psychology receive training in the Clinic. Faculty also see clients at the Clinic, which takes appointments Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Clinics operate in both Stillwater and Tulsa.
The OSU flight training program has over 100 students enrolled in flight labs each semester. OSU labs cover the full spectrum of aeronautical training with Private, Instrument, Commercial, Multiengine, CFI, CFII and MEI courses offered. Flight training at OSU is conducted under exacting FAA Part 141 standards using a proprietary syllabus designed to emphasize Multiengine, IFR and “real world” operations. The Aerospace Administration and Operations, Professional Pilot Option is available through OSU-Stillwater and OSU-Tulsa campuses.
The OSU training fleet consists of C-152s, C-172s, C-172 & 182RGs, and PA-44 Seminole aircraft. Students begin their flight training during their first semester at the Flight Center, and a favorable student-to-aircraft ratio helps reduce training delays. Aircraft are maintained by OSU maintenance personnel and are in excellent condition.
The Professional Pilot option includes certification as a Commercial Pilot with Instrument Rating (Single & Multi-Engine) and Certified Flight Instructor. The Professional Pilot program places a strong emphasis on Safety, Crew Resource Management and Human Factors. This option prepares individuals for successful careers in Professional Flight Operations.
Oklahoma Center for School Business Management
Since 1993 the Center has provided professional development programs for superintendents, finance directors, personnel directors, school business managers, treasurers, clerks, secretaries, administrators, and others responsible for the fiscal operations of career tech and common schools.
The programs are designed to provide knowledge of legal, government and financial dimension, and administrative proven techniques, guidelines, and strategies.
Some objectives include: apply basic skills of accounting, budgeting and finance, increase efficiency and profitability of resource utilization, and investigate the use of decision making techniques in cash management and capital expenditure.
Randall and Carol White Reading and Mathematics Center
The Randall and Carol White Reading and Mathematics Center’s primary mission is to serve the Stillwater and Tulsa communities with low-cost, high-quality tutoring in reading and mathematics. The center serves children in grades one through eight and also supports the training of preservice and inservice teachers. The tutoring program has three main goals: to prevent problems in the early years of school, to offer supplemental programs to those who need it, and to provide specialized services for the few whose problems persist after intervention. The Reading and Mathematics Center serves approximately 100 children each semester. Recently, the Center has begun to offer book clubs for teachers.
School Psychology Center
Our services aim to maximize the academic, social, emotional, and behavioral success of children, adolescents, and young adults aged 0-21. School psychology faculty supervise Ph.D. students in offering a wide range of assessment, intervention, and consultation services to students, families, and schools.