The Dorsey Leadership Academy is designed for underrepresented students in the College of Education to ensure their successful and timely completion of education degrees from the University of Missouri.

Goals

  • To support students to successfully navigate their journey through the College of Education and experience at Mizzou.
  • To engage students in the College of Education community in order for them to thrive as contributing active members.
  • To support the development of effective educators who remain in the field of education for a sustained period of time.
  • To develop distinguished teacher candidates with expertise and experience in education research, leadership, and multicultural competence.

Benefits

  • A supportive network of Mizzou Ed peers across phases and programs
  • Mentorship from College of Education faculty and staff
  • Collaboration with community partners
  • Guidance to navigate new experiences
  • Opportunities for academic enrichment

Click here to learn about the Carolyn A. Dorsey Scholarship.