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2020-2021 Catalog
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College of Education and Human Services Overview

Vision

The vision of the College of Education and Human Services is to be a premier college that is globally recognized for innovative programs and practices, impacts our fields through high quality teaching, scholarship, and service, and prepares graduates who are transformative leaders in their professions.

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Mission

The mission of the College of Education and Human Services is to:

  • Collaborate with local, regional, national, and international stakeholders to promote transformational learning experiences;
  • Establish and nurture partnerships with local institutions and agencies to address the needs of our community, which is inclusive of urban areas;
  • Develop and offer rigorous programs of study that promote high standards;
  • Use evidence-based practices to prepare effective practitioners who exhibit a professional disposition;
  • Contribute to the knowledge base in our disciplines through quality scholarship; and
  • Model and foster a commitment to professional growth, critical and creative thinking, and reflective practice. 

Values

The College of Education and Human Services values:

  • Integrity that informs ethical behavior and professional excellence;
  • Active engagement in efforts to promote equity and social justice; 
  • Respect for others demonstrated by caring, compassion, and cultural sensitivity; and
  • Intellectual curiosity that leads to professional scholarship and innovation.

 

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Accreditation

The Teacher Education Unit at the University of North Florida is accredited by:

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)/ Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
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Programs in Education are accredited and approved by the following:
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Florida Department of Education (FDOE)
Programs in Sport Management are accredited and approved (with notes) by the following:
  • Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA)
Programs in ASL/English Interpreting are accredited by the following:
  • Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education (CCIE)

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