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Goals & Strategies

The School of Education and Human Services holds as a goal to be nationally recognized for high quality programs in its disciplines represented by the following elements.

Interpersonal engagement is promoted through

  • Supporting student success through advisement and mentoring
  • Providing opportunities for student/faculty research collaboration
  • Adapting strategies for graduate, non-traditional, commuter and transfer students
  • Maintaining relationships with alumni

High quality academic experience is promoted through

  • Promoting self-awareness
  • Preparation for further study and employment
  • Utilizing independent, directed and seminar study, service learning, internship, practica, field experience, student teaching and capstone experiences
  • Providing accessible courses in order to insure timely completion (e.g., MetroCenter, on and off campus, and in hybrid and online formats)
  • Achieving and maintaining external accreditation and certification of academic programs to guide the content and continuous improvement of the curricula
  • Recruiting and developing a highly competent faculty and strategic appointment of part-time associate faculty
  • Integrating discipline-relevant campus events as part of learning outside of the classroom

Professionalism and social justice are promoted through

  • Providing instruction, standards, policies, procedures, remediation and sanctions regarding professional and ethical decision-making and behavior
  • Requiring courses with critical exploration of social equity

Global and cultural competence are promoted through

  • Requiring courses and fieldwork with explicit examination of diversity issues and global understanding

Impact on the community is promoted through

  • Coordinating service learning partnerships
  • Creating externally funded events, services and research projects
  • Publishing and presenting peer-reviewed, scholarly works to advance the discipline
  • Nurturing faculty and student service to their profession and the community


Last Updated 6/13/13