Student Associations

College of Education Student Council
The College of Education's Student Council provides an opportunity for all Education students to work together in strengthening the communication links between students, faculty, and administrators. While focusing on issues related to teacher preparation and education in general, the Council's activities include speakers, workshops, and social events.

Educational Leadership Student Association (ELSA)
The Educational Leadership Student Association (ELSA)  is a student run organization dedicated to graduate students in the College of Education’s Education Leadership program.  We welcome all graduate students, master’s, doctoral, and world campus students to be apart of ELSA and help us serve our members.

Education Policy Studies Student Association (EPSSA)
The purpose of the Education Policy Studies Student Association (EPSSA) is to promote the development of students as scholars and future professionals in the fields of educational leadership, education theory and policy, American Indian leadership, higher education, and comparative and international education. The intention of the association is to provide a forum for support, discussions, scholarship, social networking, and professional development relating to all matters of K-12 education. All graduate students in the College of Education are eligible to participate in activities and become members. Contact the EPSSA officers at for more information.

Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA)
The Graduate Student Association is available to help you with any questions you may have. Members and officers of GSA can help you become more involved (academically or socially) in  university life. If you need help navigating campus, various offices around campus and finding other organizations, they can help.

Higher Education Student Association (HESA)
The Higher Education Student Association (HESA) promotes student development as scholars and professionals and facilitates integration into the higher education program. Anybody interested in higher education--students, faculty, staff, alumni, whoever--is welcome to join HESA and to participate in its activities.

International Education Student Association (IESA)
The International Education Student Association (IESA) promotes the development of students as scholars and future professionals in the field of comparative and international education. Students and faculty who share a professional and/or personal interest in comparative and international education are welcome from throughout the university.

Students Together in Education Policy (STEP)
STEP focuses on issues within education systems and provides an informal environment for those interested in education topics to come together. Programs include guest speakers, professional development, internship workshops, and more. Students from all majors are welcome!