Our Mission and Student Learning Outcomes

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Mission of the Dwight Schar College of Education

The Dwight Schar College of Education guides all students through innovative and diverse field- based experiences that are grounded in theory and result in skilled and responsive practitioners,  well-prepared to meet tomorrow's challenges. 

Guiding Principle 1: Practitioner- and Field- Based Experiences, Core to All Programs, Link Theory and Practice 
Guiding Principle 2: Partnerships with External Stakeholders Broaden Insights and Support Student  Success 
Guiding Principle 3: Pedagogical and Content Expertise Lead to Positive Outcomes within Diverse Learning Environments 
Guiding Principle 4: A Culture of Assessment Creates Avenues for Reflection, Leading to Excellence

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Candidates apply theory and practice within a professional environment.
  2. Candidates collaborate with stakeholders to impact the success of diverse individuals and organization.
  3. Candidates demonstrate pedagogical and content expertise when working within a diverse professional environment.
  4. Candidates make data-driven decisions within a professional environment.
  5. Candidates apply principles of integrity and ethical decision-making within a professional environment.