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Welcome to Curriculum & Instruction

Are you interested in working in education? We can equip you with cutting-edge theories and practical skills to make a profound impact in the lives of students and their families, in schools and communities.

Local, National & International Recognition

Our faculty members are prominent voices in research and innovation.  Our cooperative ventures with the large and diverse school districts of Minneapolis and St. Paul provide an ample space for our students to experiment, learn and grow within a real world context. Our students have gone on to make significant contributions in their chosen fields in the U.S. and abroad.

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Featured Stories

Naomi C. Chase Lecture Series
Jon Scieszka: Hilarious, transgressive, and enthusiastically taboo

The 2015 Naomi C. Chase Lecture in Children's Literature features Jon Scieszka, author of True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, Frank Enstein, Trucktown, and The Stinky Cheese Man. Read more...

April 22nd
5:30 Reception
6:15 Lecture
7:00 Book Signing

Award-wining students
Ph.D. student wins AERA award

Justin Grinage, doctoral student in Culture + Teaching, awarded the 2015 AERA Critical Issues in Curriculum & Cultural Studies Graduate Student Award.

Award-winning students
M.A. student wins Fulbright

Emily Hoffman, Masters student in ESL for Higher Education, awarded an English Teaching Assistant Fulbright grant in Turkey.