Administration and Organization

Organizational Governance

  • Deans’ Offices
    • Dean of the School of Education
    • Associate Dean of Student Affairs
    • Associate Dean of Research
    • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
    • Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs
  • Academic Clusters
    • Early Childhood, Elementary and Special Education
    • Arts and Science Education
    • Language and Literacy Education
    • Educational Leadership, Policy and Research
    • Counseling and Human Development
  • Faculty Assembly
    • Chair
      • Personnel Committee
      • Academic Cluster Council
      • The Committee on Equity and Diversity
  • Staff Assembly
    • Chair

Student Affairs Offices

  • Student Services Office
  • Students Records Office
    • The Student Records Office houses and processes materials pertaining to the student record for both graduate and undergraduate students. The Records office, in conjunction with the Student Services Office, acts as a resource and support for faculty and students for academic, social and graduation activities.
  • Graduate Admissions Office
    • The School of Education Office of Graduate Admissions is responsible for the recruitment of graduate students for all of the School of Education’s graduate programs. The office oversees the entire graduate admissions cycle, from the moment prospective students request information through initial registration and orientation.
  • Graduate Financial Aid Office
    • The School of Education Office of Graduate Financial Assistance provides information and assistance to applicants, admitted students, and continuing students. The office seeks to help students navigate the scholarship and financial aid application process, in addition to making students aware of open assistantship, job, and volunteer positions.
  • Licensure and Consortium Office
    • Many professions for which students prepare in the School of Education require licensure by the state, commonwealth, or district in which students wish to practice. The University Licensure Office is prepared to assist students seeking licensure. Additionally, Boston University’s School of Education and a selection of Boston-area school districts, social service agencies, and overseas universities have come together to form a consortium for the mutual exchange of expertise and training. Consortium school systems and social service agencies provide SED students with a variety of settings in which to pursue student-teaching, school-based counseling experiences, and administrative internships.

Operational Support Offices

  • Office of Finance Operations
    • Executive Director of Operations: Carol Crossen,, 3-3214, Room 350
  • Research Support
    • Grants and Development Coordinator: Marianne Taylor,, 3-3211, Room 356
  • Office of Communications
  • Office of Strategic Initiatives
  • Office of Development and Alumni Relations



Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students at the School of Education benefit from the community feel of a small school along with the resources of a large university. Our students are in the field in both urban and suburban schools as early as their first year at SED.

Graduate Students

Talented graduate students from around the world prepare to become teachers, counselors, administrators, and more in as little as one year at the School of Education. Our students engage in diverse aspects of education both in the classroom and the field.