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Campus Office:
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex, Room 3202

Mailing address: 
Dean's Office - Education
1721 Campus Center Dr., Room 3202
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9253

Phone:  801-581-8221

College Mission & Values
COE Organization Chart
Academic Program & Curriculum Changes
University Advisory Council for Teacher Educators

Licensure Accreditation

The University of Utah’s Teacher Education program has received full accreditation status through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for its initial licensure programs in Elementary, Secondary and Special Education and for its advanced level program in School Leadership.

CAEP is the only teacher education accreditor in the nation recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The University of Utah’s program is among a select group of preparation programs in the nation with CAEP recognition.

Please see for our Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education (Initial Licensure) program data.

Please see for our School Leadership (Advanced Program) program data.


COE Deans


Nancy SongerDean
Nancy Songer

Phone: (801) 581-8221

General Responsibilities

Andrea RorrerAssociate Dean
Andrea Rorrer

Phone: (801) 581-4207

General Responsibilities

Mary Burbank Assistant Dean
Mary D. Burbank

Phone: (801) 581-6074

General Responsibilities

College Leadership


Will Smith

William Smith

Education, Culture & Society


Jason Burrow

Jason Burrow-Sanchez

Educational Psychology

Gerardo LopezYongmei Ni

Educational Leadership
& Policy


Matt Jameson

Matt Jameson

Special Education

Mary Burbank

Mary D. Burbank

Urban Institute for Teacher Education






Safia Keller
Safia Keller
Development Director


General Responsibilities








Administrative Support


Alayna HarrisAlayna Harris

Administration Manager

General Responsibilities

Rose SimperRose Simper

Administrative Manager

General Responsibilities


Grants and Contracts


Doug RingleDoug Ringle

Grants & Contracts Manager
SAEC 1230


General Responsibilities

Michael OshekuMichael Osheku

Grants Accounting Officer
SAEC 1226


General Responsibilities

Technology Support



Jim Logue

Jim Logue

IT Manager

General Responsibilities


Dustin Fehr

Dustin Fehr

System Administrator

General Responsibilities



Last Updated: 3/31/21