Future Teacher Day

February 23, 2018

If you are a high school student interested in becoming a teacher, please join the Avila University Education faculty and staff at this informative event. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Julie Saviano.

Time: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: Whitfield Center Conference Room

The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award


That’s the Avila Promise.

Now Certifying in Chemistry Education and Physical Education

The School of Education is excited to announce that it has been approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to begin offering teacher certification in Chemistry Education (grades 9-12) and Physical Education (grades K-12) beginning in fall 2018! Contact the School of Education's main office at undergrad.education@avila.edu or at 816.501.2467 to schedule an appointment with an advisor.

Avila Alum Honored by National PTA

Congratulations to Avila alum, Timothy Greenwell, Jr., for being awarded the National PTA's Life Achievement Award, the highest honor given to PTA members and leaders. Mr. Greenwell is currently an elementary principal in Flower Mound, TX. He is devoted to advocating for children's education, health and well-being.

Mr. Greenwell received his Masters of Education and social studies certification through Avila University's School of Education.

Dr. Nilufer Guler, Asst. Professor in the School of Education, Publishes Book

Dr. Nilufer Guler, Assistant Professor in the School of Education, recently published
   Optimizing Elementary Education for English Language Learners. IGI Global.
School of Education faculty, Dr. Wendy Donnell, Associate Professor, and Dr. Sue Ellen McCalley, Professor, each wrote a chapter for Dr. Guler's book. The book is an excellent resource for elementary ELL teachers. Click here for more information on the book. Congratulations to all three faculty members!

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Avila University - SOAR 2018