Part of the mission of SVSU's College of Education is to "develop and maintain a center of scholars and life-long learners in partnership with other educational communities." Other educational communities include parents, teachers, and leaders of intermediate school districts and universities. These initiatives help foster continuous improvement in the ever-changing educational environment.
The Gerstacker Fellowship Program is a leadership development program for a select group of premier teachers and administrators. Its purpose is to create a new cadre of educational leaders throughout the State of Michigan who will improve the quality of K-12 educators in their communities.
Certified teachers assist students' reading skills in one-to-one sessions.