and Goals 2006-2014
Mission: The College of
Education at Western Oregon University prepares skilled professionals
in the fields of education, rehabilitation, sign language interpreting,
health promotion and exercise science.
Our graduates are academically
strong, ready to contribute to the continuously evolving state of their
chosen professions, and prepared for a variety of diverse and complex
roles in schools, service organizations, and businesses.
- Goal 1:
College of Education faculty and administration will provide quality
services and strong academic programs to prepare graduates to be knowledgeable,
competent, and ethical in their professional lives.
- Goal 2: College
of Education faculty and administration will provide leadership to our
communities through the preparation of graduate students and through
strong working relationships with public and private agencies, schools,
and professional associations.
- Goal 3: College
of Education administration will ensure professional growth and intellectual
vitality in an academically strong and diverse faculty through its
recruitment and hiring practices, support for teaching, scholarship,
and service, and cultivation of a supportive and collaborative community.
- Goal 4: College of
Education faculty and administration will practice and promote excellence
in teaching that results in student learning, respects diversity,
reflects current knowledge, and models best practices.
- Goal 5: College of
Education faculty and administration will maintain and enhance its
leadership presence in regional, state, and national dialogues, partnerships,
and policy development.
- Goal 6: College of Education faculty
and administration will use internal and external data to continually
plan, evaluate, enhance and market both its on and off campus programs
to meet the changing education, health, social service, and business
needs of the local communities and Northwest region.
- Goal 7: College
faculty and administration will work with the university, alumni,
and external communities to attract and manage the resources needed
out the College’s
mission and goals.