College of Ed Strategic Priorities

In the College of Education, we prepare the next generation of teachers, athletic trainers, college professors, counselors, technology specialists, exercise scientists, principals, researchers, school business managers, superintendents and more.


We strive to give our students the best experience and preparation possible, and that’s where you can make a difference. We encourage you to support one of the following areas that align with our mission to create an inclusive, engaging and supportive environment that inspires students, faculty and staff to strive for excellence in their chosen professions.


College Strategic Priorities


As we work towards a future where all students have a worldview that connects individual betterment with the betterment of society, we commit to provide a learning environment that proactively meets the changing educational and professional needs of students. When you support our strategic priorities, you allow us to fund a variety of important initiatives including:


  • Development of new and innovative teaching practices
  • Funding travel for our faculty, staff and students to participate in research or to share research with colleagues at conferences
  • Maintenance and updating of our technology and facilities to create an engaging space for students, staff and faculty to learn, teach and grow
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