The Carter & Moyers School of Education prepares and mentors professional educators of distinction, whether they be teachers, administrators, or other school professionals inculcated with the Lincoln Memorial University core ideals of Values, Education, and Service to make a positive impact on this generation and the next. The Carter and Moyers School of Education of Lincoln Memorial University is dedicated to preparing professional educators of distinction who embody the three core ideals of Values, Education, and Service in candidates who:



Demonstrate the dispositions of the education profession. Articulate and demonstrate the knowledge base of moral, social and political dimensions, which will impact individual students, schools, districts, and communities for the enrichment of society.



Demonstrate the teaching skills and learning strategies acquired through rigorous academic studies and active engagement in real life classroom experiences while involved in field and clinical placement in partner P-12 Schools. Promote lifelong learning through continued professional development and scholarship.



Assist in meeting the educational needs of a global society, especially the underserved. Articulate an understanding that all students can learn as well as demonstrate the dispositions to serve and teach diverse student populations.


Education News

Teacher preparation October 21, 2020

LMU Carter and Moyers School of Education Receives Three TDOE Grow Your Own Grants

The LMU Carter and Moyers School of Education awarded three Tennessee Department of Education Grow Your Own Competitive Grants worth $300,000. The grants will cover tuition costs for employees of local school districts to attend LMU's Master of Education Initial Teacher Licensure program.

Noah Sileno September 28, 2020

DiMaria-Sileno Perseveres In Spite of Family's Fight Against Childhood Cancer

LMU Doctor of Education candidate Martha DiMaria-Sileno perseveres on her path to a terminal degree while her young son fights leukemia.

Move in weekend September 22, 2020

LMU Enrollment Nears 5,000

The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Office of Institutional Research has released the Enrollment Snapshot for Fall 2020, showing an enrollment increase for the fifth year in a row.

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The Carter & Moyers School of Education and the Tennessee Department of Education have determined that our curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in the State of Tennessee.

Authorization for the University to provide a program for the preparation of teachers, counselors, or administrators in the State of Tennessee does not guarantee eligibility or reciprocity for certification, licensure, or benefits in any other state. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to be knowledgeable and pursue specific state certification/licensure requirements by contacting their respective state department of licensure; to qualify for the certification, licensure, or benefits; and to apply for the same. LMU holds no responsibility for certification/licensure requirements or benefits in other states.