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Science and Mathematics Education

College of the Sciences

Why Study Science and/or Mathematics Education at CWU?

BE​​CAUSE - the Science and Mathematics Education department at CWU...
  • Graduates candidates that enjoy fulfilling careers with many employment opportunities. Science and Mathematics teachers are in high demand in Washington and across the country. 
  • Provides rewarding field experiences in real classrooms in all Science and Mathematics Education programs.
  • Has small class sizes that allow for personal connections with faculty and amazing opportunities for experience in research, teaching, and collaboration with P-12 teachers.
  • Houses a supportive community of future educators, including an active Teach STEM club.
  • Is home to award-winning faculty in science and mathematics education, such as June 2012 Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction winner, Anne Egger - 2009 WA Science Teacher of the Year, Martha Kurtz - 2008 Crystal Apple Award winner, Ian Quitadamo - and 2005 WA Professor of the Year, Bruce Palmquist.
  • Prepares great teachers.  The 2013 National Teacher of the Year graduated from CWU Science Education programs.

“My experiences at CWU made me want to become a teacher.”

- Jeff Charbonneau, 2013 National Teacher of the Year


LEARN current, effective teaching methods.  DO real science in a real classroom.

LIVE with a rewarding job you love.

Take the Next Step to Becoming a Wildcat.

Admissions@cwu.edu