The School of Education and Human Development is an innovative learning community where faculty and staff of diverse cultures and perspectives work collaboratively to educate and motivate learners of all ages and to generate and disseminate knowledge that will improve and enrich the lives of individuals, families, and communities in a global society.

To this end, we strive to provide a student-centered, intellectually challenging learning environment; to engage in meaningful research and service activities that address compelling social purposes; and to maintain and enhance our position as leaders in our respective fields.