Sharon Lust School of Education

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The Augustana University Sharon Lust School of Education has a long and rich history in teacher education and commitment to developing other professionals who care deeply about serving children, youth and/or adults in a variety of capacities. 

The school has an impressive track record for offering excellent professional programs that are grounded in the liberal arts and eng年龄d in impactful research — particularly in the area of positive youth development. 教师 develop programs that are both responsive and innovative, including Augie Access, which enables students with intellectual or developmental disabilities to attend college.

Sharon Lust School of Education at AU


Dr. 劳里日常 is the inaugural Dean of the Sharon Lust School of Education, first joining AU in 2015 as chair of the Augustana Education Department. She received her doctoral degree in educational leadership at Argosy University and earned a master’s degree in special education at the University of North Carolina. Prior to coming to Augustana, Daily had been the education chairperson at Northwestern College in Orange City, 爱荷华州, where she was chair for seven years and also taught for 12 years. 在那之前, she directed a field-based special education teacher training program in New Hampshire, coordinated the special education program at Plymouth State College and taught children with special needs in North Carolina.

Dean of Sharon Lust School of Education Dr. 劳里日常









Augustana University is offering social work as a minor this fall, followed by all Bachelor of 社会工作 (BSW) courses for the major beginning in the fall of 2024 — part of Augustana’s 维京人大胆: The Journey to 2030 strategic plan to establish new academic programs grounded in the liberal arts that challenge the intellect while responding to the needs and interests of students. 

Augustana understands the value and impact that historically marginalized people have on communities all over the world — recognizing that this university would not be the place it is without these students, 教职员工. For the month of July — 残疾的骄傲 Month — Augustana is featuring Tanya Miller, assistant professor of sign langu年龄 interpreting.

Augustana University is excited to announce that it has established a 2-year pilot program with the Sioux Falls School District (SFSD) to give teachers access to the 想象一下解决方案 Virtual Learning Program.