Brigham Young University. School of Education

The School of Education was established in 1920 within Brigham Young University and discontinued its operation when it was established as the College of Education in 1921. Amos N. Merrill served as dean of the School.


Established: 1920

Abolished: 1921

Location: Provo, Utah (1920-1921)


The School of Education was organized to prepare students to qualify for certification within the Church and State school systems to become instructors in elementary and high schools or to become principals in the High School.

Assets and Administrative Structure

Between 1920 and 1921, the School of Education was the administering body for a senior college, a junior college, and the Elementary Training School within the junior college. It was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1920-1921)

Earlier unit: Church Teachers College (1920)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. College of Education (1921)


Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue, 1920: p. 14 (School of Education; senior college, junior college, Elementary Training School) p. 23 (Amos N. Merrill, dean; School of Education functions)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue, 1921: p. 15 (College of Education)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00090

Creator: UPB