School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Education Department Goals
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.