Welcome to the Department of Psychology and Research in Education!

The Department of Psychology and Research in Education (PRE) offers graduate training in Counseling Psychology, Educational Psychology and Research, and School Psychology. Classes, seminars, and field experiences with professors and supervisors provide the student with the skills necessary for positions in a variety of settings.  Learn more »

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“Sally has been an invaluable colleague & represents the heart & soul of the undergraduate programs. Also, Jim's thoughtful & caring approach to graduate studies is appreciated & he will be sorely missed,” said Dean Ginsberg. Read More: http://bit.ly/1JlKnv8 Tags: #KUSOE #KULeaders
Associate deans retiring from School of Education | KU School of Education
Associate deans retiring from School of Education Friday, April 24, 2015 LAWRENCE – As the 2014-15 academic year winds down, the Dean’s Office at the University of Kansas School of Education will say thank you and goodbye to two long-standing associate deans. Sally Roberts, associate dean for teache…

Congratulations to Sally & Jim. #KU faculty, staff, students bid farewell to 2 #KU SOE associate deans: http://t.co/QGZBCKWxbk #KU Leaders


The specialist program in school psychology is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists
School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
—U.S. News & World Report
Doctoral programs in school psychology and counseling psychology are accredited by the American Psychological Association
Involved in $22 million project to create new testing system for special education students
Robert Harrington is creating a certification program in bullying prevention for educators