The mission of the Indiana University Southeast School of Education is to develop high quality, caring professionals who are leaders in the continuous transformation of schools within a diverse society.
School of Education Faculty and Candidates (students):
- respect the accepted legal and ethical norms and values of education;
- effectively interact and collaborate with others and foster similar behaviors among students;
- are committed to diversity through equitable treatment and respect for all individuals;
- exhibit personal management behaviors valued by the professional education community;
- are committed to inquiry & application of the knowledge base of education;
- exhibit enthusiasm and respect for education as a practice and a profession;
- are committed to data-based decision-making and fair practices;
- are committed to continuous self-evaluation and personal improvement; and
- are committed to the belief that all children can learn.
Candidates completing School of Education programs of study will demonstrate:
- knowledge of content and the use of best practices in delivering effective instruction to all students;
- dispositions necessary to help all students learn; and
- knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to participate in school transformation.
School of Education Faculty and Candidates will:
- learn about and respect diverse learners and their families;
- understand social disparities that affect students and apply social justice within the classroom and the school;
- create an inclusive learning community where differences are respected;
- adjust lessons, educational materials, resources, guidance, and other materials to accommodate needs of all students; and
- examine and reflect on personal practice to reduce bias and stereotypes within their work.