Vision, Mission, & Values

Our Vision

We aspire to be transformational leaders who advance the readiness of all learners to actively participate in an ever-changing, diverse and digital world.

Our Mission

The College of Education is committed to the preparation and professional development of innovative and transformative educators who advance just, equitable, and inclusive education. As a professional community of scholar-practitioners, we promote creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking as fundamental to student achievement and success in a diverse and interconnected world.

Our Core Values

  1. We value learning as a lifelong journey that transforms us.
  2. We value theory, research and the professional literature as guiding the learning process and informing professional practice.
  3. We value responsibility to self and to the group.
  4. We value diversity because it enriches the whole.
  5. We value multiple pathways to learning that includes the use of technology.
  6. We value critical inquiry and seeking necessary change.
  7. We value authentic and reflective assessment.