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Dean's Welcome

It is truly an honor and a privilege to serve as Dean of the School of Education and Psychology at Walla Walla University. Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to preparing students for a life of service, purpose, and leadership by developing each person’s unique gifts in a Christian community of faith and discovery. The School of Education and Psychology is a place for students to develop 21st Century skills required in this ever-changing world such as problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and cross-disciplinary thinking. As a community of Christian scholars, we encourage students to develop themselves physically, mentally, and spiritually to their highest potential.

I encourage you to explore our website and learn more about our strong teacher preparation programs in elementary and secondary education, our engaging psychology undergraduate programs, as well as our thought-provoking graduate programs. Our alumni are leaders in fields ranging from elementary and secondary teaching, forensic psychology, special education, research, literacy instruction, behavioral and cognitive psychology, educational leadership, and more. You will learn that our caring and dedicated faculty and staff are committed to engaging in genuine conversations, promoting justice through our Center for Educational Equity and Diversity (CEED), and providing real-world experiences in classroom clinical practice and psychology practicums.

Our goal is to empower you with the knowledge, skills, and determination to truly transform lives. It is an honor to serve our students in reaching their goals and our alumni in making those dreams a reality.

Dr. Debbie Muthersbaugh, Dean

Last update on September 4, 2018