Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
About
The Department of Teaching and Learning consists of dedicated faculty with extensive teaching experience. We offer programs that prepare educators to embrace equity, model and foster inquiry, and utilize innovative practices that engage students and support them in reaching their fullest potential. We serve current and prospective teachers who seek licensure, endorsements, certificates, and/or graduate level study.



 

Vision, Mission, Goals

Vision

We endeavor to be the foremost regional College of Education, fostering a just and inclusive global society.

Mission

We prepare teachers, leaders, and counselors who embrace equity, inquiry, and innovation.

Goals

  • Embrace equity, diversity, and social justice
  • Ensure high quality preparation of education and counseling professionals
  • Engage in research-based inquiry and practice
  • Provide continual professional growth opportunities
  • Infuse and enhance the use of technology
  • Collaborate with campus and community partners to effect change
  • Work across college and university to optimize efficiency and effectiveness

The mission and goals of the College of Education and the Department of Teaching and Learning guide graduate students to not only develop and enhance the knowledge and skills expected in graduate study, but also to provide a meaningful structure for supporting the essential elements of each program. The model assumes that professional educators will serve as instructional leaders within their school lettings and that learning to teach is a developmental process. Teachers enhance their instructional leadership skills by increasing the professional knowledge base and reflecting on practice.

Accreditation Reports

Teaching and Learning Infograph

Download the pdf of the program outcomes here: edTPAall.pdf