Critical Race Training in Education

St. Cloud State University


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720 4th Ave S
St Cloud, Minnesota 56301
(320) 308-0121
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School Information
"At St. Cloud State, an education is about far more than an education. It will be an opportunity to explore ideas, seek out unique perspectives and embrace new challenges – all of which will help you unleash your true potential. "You will make life-long memories on our 100-acre campus along the scenic Mississippi River. "Futures that begin here might seem unassuming at first, but like the mighty Mississippi River, they quickly gather strength. Growing. Surging. Until they're seemingly unstoppable. "If you're looking for choice, we've got that covered. We have more than 200 undergraduate programs of study and more than 60 graduate programs, holding nearly every available national accreditation." The university enrolls over 14,000 students. (Source:
General Information
St. Cloud State University has provided funding for an institute dedicated to training faculty to incorporate “anti-racist” methods into their classrooms. It also offers degree programs and academic programs which heavily rely on Critical Race Theory frameworks. No Critical Race Training is yet required of students. See developments below:


  • Program and Research Funding

    The university has an entire institute called “Anti-Racist Pedagogy Across the Curriculum (ARPAC)” which organizes an annual workshop and trains faculty to incorporate “anti-racist” methods into their classrooms.

  • Resources

    The university has a department called Department of Human Relations and Multicultural Education within Ed Department. This department features an undergraduate major of the same name.

  • Resources

    The Department of Human Relations and Multicultural Education includes an MS program in “social responsibility” based in Critical Race Theory.

  • Resources

    Separately, the school also offers a similar minor in Ethnic Studies based in CRT/Critical Ethnic Studies.

Last updated April 22nd, 2022