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Welcome to Professional Education!

The Professional Education Department faculty note with pride that Bemidji State University was founded for the purpose of preparing teachers. This emphasis continues today through the university's commitment to professional education. Our goal is to prepare tomorrow's teachers for the education challenges of the 21st century.

"We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves."        -- Galileo Galilei

"I have never met a man so ignorant that I could not learn something from him."                        -- Galileo Galilei

Programs in the Professional Education Department are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the Minnesota Board of Teaching.