MISSION & OBJECTIVES
Diversity | Best Practice | Partnership & Collaboration | Theoretical Knowledge | Performance Assessment
The mission of the Department of Teacher Education at Saint Paul’s College is to plan for student learning; create a climate for student learning; teach for student learning; reflect, collaborate, and communicate for student learning; and demonstrate professional behaviors. Our Objectives are to:
Prepare students for teaching endorsements and certification in selected content areas.
Enroll, educate, and graduate enthusiastic, culturally diverse students.
Service Southside Virginia with time- tested and innovative teacher preparation programs which infuse creative uses of instructional media and technologies.
Ensure opportunities for collaboration with faculty and students in a variety of public and private education institutions.
Maintain established standards for admission, matriculation, and graduation consistent with those mandated by state, regional, and national accreditation agencies.
Recruit and retain a diversity of highly talented, motivated, and dedicated faculty and staff who perpetually inspire students to maximize their human and professional potential.
Nurture the development and utilization of scholarly research indicative of the best practices in the profession.
Ascertain formal and continuous programs for faculty professional development.