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Core Values

As a Unit, we prepare graduates who are CALLED to LEAD: Change Agents who are Lifelong Learners committed to Embracing Diversity and LEADership. Our leader-educators, practitioners, and human service professionals share our commitment to serving society responsibly as change agents in meeting diverse human and social needs.

These concepts inform the process by which we develop and articulate our goals, and it helps ensure that administrators, faculty, P-12 partners, higher education partners, and our candidates are working toward a common framework.

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Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education prepares graduates who are:

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Change Agents

The Unit prepares leader-educators, practitioners, and human service professionals who address changing human and social needs through inquiry, research, assessment, critical thinking, problem-solving, and proactive use of technology.

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Lifelong Learners

The Unit prepares leader-educators, practitioners, and human service professionals who engage in self-reflection and professional development for continuous personal growth, and who inspire similar practices in those whom they serve.

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Embracing Diversity

The Unit prepares leader-educators, practitioners, and human service professionals who appreciate the variety in human cultural expression, employ multiple approaches to inquiry and product development, use knowledge and practice for the benefit of a diverse society, and promote social equity and justice for effective civic engagement.

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Leader-Educators & Human Service Professionals

The Unit prepares leader-educators, practitioners, and human service professionals who are committed to holistic learning and engage in collaborative and professional service to society.

 

 

 

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