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About the Department of Education

Eastern Washington University Education Department Conceptual Framework:  

Eastern Washington University Mission Statement: EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning  

Department of Education Mission Statement: The mission of the Department of Education is to prepare student-centered educators to be professionals, leaders, scholars, and practitioners.  

Professionals: Student-centered educators exhibit character and dispositions expected of professionals embarking on a life-long career. They relate well to diverse populations, communicate effectively, and hold themselves to high ethical standards.  

Leaders: Student-centered educators think critically, mentor others, and encourage teacher voice as they work to create a learning atmosphere that reflects, collaborates, and advocates for the needs of the learning community.  

Scholars: Student-centered educators know and apply current research to improve their instructional practices.  

Practitioners: Student-centered educators reflect, collaborate, implement, integrate, transform, and build learning communities.

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