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GSOE Mission Statement

We develop educational leaders who practice an ethic of care and are agents for social change. We create inclusive learning communities that are transformative, critical, and reflexive. Supported by 21st century technologies, we are process oriented and continuously working toward our goal to provide innovative and cutting-edge programs. We have an expressed and committed sensitivity to diverse learners. Our candidates learn to utilize a culturally responsive pedagogy that meets the challenges of a global world. The faculty is committed to professional development and in turn supports teacher candidates in career-oriented paths of learning resulting in the development of competent professional educators. The Gleazer School of Education is dedicated to promoting visionary, innovative, and transformative communities of practice.

GSOE Vision Statement

The Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education is committed to being a premier school of teacher education that is Visionary, Innovative, and Transformative.

Preparing and Supporting Effective Teachers Who Care, Collaborate, Lead, and Reflect


Candidates seek to establish a relationship of acceptance and respect for learners that reflects the values of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.



Candidates develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to effectively involve learners, parents/guardians, colleagues, and the community.



Candidates prepare to facilitate instruction and assume broader leadership responsibilities to advance their profession.



Candidates analyze and synthesize from their academic and clinical experiences and articulate what they have felt, thought, and learned.


Worth County, MIssouri JH/HS SPED

Worth County R-3 in Grant City, Missouri is looking for a Special Education teacher at the junior high and high school level next year. 


7-12 Special Education Teacher

23-24 School Year


Requirements: Applicants must hold appropriate certification. 


HS Contact: Jon Adwell 660-564-2218

Catholic Schools Diocese of Des Moines Job Fair

Gleazer School of Education Directory
Name Phone E-mail
Lamoni Campus (641) 784-____ 
 Tanya Coffelt (Chair and Faculty) 5263 coffelt
 Michele Dickey-Kotz (Faculty) 5202 dickey
 Dana Seymour  (Faculty) 5444 dana8
 Garnet Coulthard (Education Prep   Specialist & Field Placement   Coordinator) 5391 coulthar
Fax 5481  
Independence Campus (816) 423-____  
Allison Dudley (Faculty) 4742 adudley