Teacher Development and Educational Studies

Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
Phone: (248) 370-2613
Fax: (248) 370-2639
teach@oakland.edu

Student Organizations

Student Organizations

AEM: Aspiring Educators of MEA (former SMEA - Student Michigan Education Association)

  • Faculty Advisers: Karen Bolak and Anica Bowe 
  • About: The Student Michigan Education Association (SMEA) is a student organization on campus for elementary and secondary education students. They focus on professional development, community service, and social events to help prepare future educators for their career. 
  • Connect with AEM: 

Best Buddies

  • Faculty Adviser: Vacant
  • About: Best Buddies International is a non-profit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for 1:1 friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Connect with Best Buddies:

KDP: Kappa Delta Pi

  • Faculty Advisers: Gwen McMillon and Jason Moore
  • About: KDP is OU's only honor society for education students focusing on professional development, community partnerships and volunteerism, and preparing first-class educators.
  • Connect with KDP:

National Science Teachers Association

  • Faculty Adviser: Mark Olson
  • About: The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.
  • Website: NSTA

National Art Education Association