Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education building exterior.

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education

At the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, we are preparing tomorrow's teachers for today's schools while developing them for a lifelong career in the always-changing field of education.

The things you will learn in our classrooms should be helpful to you when you get your first teaching job, and 20 years from now.

Teaching Programs

Leadership Programs

  • Educational Leadership
    (School Building Leader Certification or School Building Leader/School District Leader Certification)

Doctoral Programs

Fisher sets its students up for success. The faculty and staff motivate and support their students to ensure that everyone can succeed in their courses as well as during their fieldwork placements. ”


Brendan Hamilton
  • Brendan Hamilton '14
  • Math Teacher, Tomlinson Middle School (Fairfield, Conn.)

The Ed.D. in Executive Leadership program provided a progressive and in-depth experience through a dynamic and engaging curriculum, with opportunities for self-assessment and newly-honed leadership skills. ”


Carlos Medina
  • Dr. Carlos N. Medina '15
  • Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, State University of New York

At the School of Education, you are not simply a student, but part of a community of learners—including the faculty. ”


Taylor Giarrizzo
  • Taylor (Giarrizzo) Netchke '13
  • Tenth Grade English Teacher, University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men