Ball State University Teachers College

Ball State University Teachers College

Teachers College is an academic college of Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Teachers College is housed in a 10-story building, the tallest in Delaware County. It is home to six academic departments: Counseling Psychology and Guidance Services, Educational Leadership, Educational Psychology, Educational Studies, Elementary Education, and Special Education. It also houses the Office of the Dean and the Office of Teacher Education Services.

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