School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Goal #1: Foundational Knowledge

Develop candidates’ knowledge related to learners, educational contexts, and evidence-based practices essential for effective and equitable teaching.

Goal #2: Pedagogical Practice

Prepare candidates with skills for constructing purposeful learning experiences.

Goal #3: Assessment

Prepare candidates to collect and analyze data and use multiple assessment strategies and tools to enhance student achievement.

Goal #4: Inclusive Teaching 

Prepare change agents who promote access, equity, and justice for all students, while working to improve schools.

Goal #5: Professional Responsibility

Equip professionals with skills to operate as collaborative professionals and continually improve their practice.