Welcome to the Department of Leadership, Middle and Secondary Education. We offer undergraduate initial teaching certification for middle, junior, and senior high school teachers, as well as some K-12 programs. We also offer master, specialist, and doctoral degrees in higher education and educational leadership. Our mission is to prepare, support, and sustain effective educational leaders and middle and secondary educators. To provide student centered - future thinking - educational programs that instill a passion for life-long learning and a thirst for knowledge that transforms students into leaders of diverse classrooms, school systems, and communities.
Three Southeast Missouri State University alumnae recently were recognized with Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards for being excellent St. Louis-area teachers. Jennifer Elliott of Festus, Missouri, Laura Leyes-Woods of Lemay, Missouri, and Melissa Wilkerson of Belleville, Illinois, were among 109 area educators recognized for their dedication and passion in the classroom. The ceremony and reception, […]
Moving from Florida to pursue their graduate degrees at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, was a big life decision, but is one Ben and Sicili Hale are proud to have made. The Hales with their six children moved from Orlando, Florida, to Cape Girardeau in 2016 to pursue graduate degrees together at […]
Dr. C.P. Gause, professor and chair of the Department of Leadership, Middle and Secondary Education at Southeast Missouri State University, is the co-editor of a new book on the phenomena of the Black male. “The Handbook of Research on Black Males: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Multidisciplinary (International Race and Education Series)” is published by Michigan State […]