School of Education

Brescia University School of Education candidates are challenged to become professional educators committed to ethics, advocacy, service, and lifelong learning. The School of Education offers programs for the certification of elementary, middle, and secondary school teachers, and teachers in the field of Special Education. Brescia graduates serve with distinction in school systems throughout the country. All School of Education programs are approved by Kentucky’s Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB).


 Public Announcement of the EPSB Review

The School of Education at Brescia University is scheduled for a Spring 2024 accreditation review by the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB).  State regulation requires that the accrediting agency allow for public comment on the qualifications of institutions or programs under consideration for initial and continuing accreditation.

Both EPSB and Brescia University recognize graduates, parents, schools, and community organizations have valuable perspectives on the quality of the programs that prepare teachers and other school personnel.  We invite interested parties to submit written testimony on the School of Education to the:

Dr. Melissa Diebel, KBE/KDE Education Academic Program Manager
Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness
Division of Educator Preparation and Certification
Kentucky Department of Education
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY  40601

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered at Brescia University, and should specify the respondent’s relationship, if any, to the institution (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).  Copies of all correspondence received will be sent to Brescia University for comment prior to the review.  No anonymous or oral testimony will be considered.

Letters of comment should be received by December 26, 2023.