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Mission Statement


The Department of Educational Studies (EDST) seeks to contribute to the discovery and development of human potential in diverse learning environments.  This mission is accomplished through the discovery, application, and dissemination of new knowledge centered on three key themes: We aim to develop future generations of innovative, engaged, and skilled education professionals through our high quality undergraduate and graduate programs.  The department supports the mission of the College of Education and the goals and objectives of the college's strategic plan.  We are committed to fostering a collaborative culture that values inquiry, diversity, and engagement among students, faculty, staff, and community as we move forward with our educational mission.