David O. McKay School of Education

About Us

"I think it must be apparent to every thinking mind that the noblest of all professions is that of teaching, and that upon the effectiveness of that teaching hangs the destiny of nations."

David O. McKay


Our Vision

Brigham Young University and the McKay School of Education both consider a blend of academic excellence and moral/ethical character development to be at the center of educating students at the university in general and in the teacher preparation program in particular.


Our Mission

The mission of the David O. McKay School of Education is to improve learning and teaching in the school as well as in the home, church, and community worldwide.


Our Goals

  • To strengthen children and youth in a changing world
  • To prepare noble educators for the challenges of a changing world
  • To extend the benefits of our research and creative work to a changing world


 Any donation, small or large, benefits our students and faculty in this important work.

We are striving to be the best for the world—not to be prideful, but to better serve and strengthen children.

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