About the College
College of Education and Leadership comprises three specialized schools: the
School of Education, the School of Leadership and the School of Urban
The three schools are united by a common mission, which is to
transform lives and communities by preparing leaders for learning and service.
School of Education
School of Education strives to prepare educators to be truly responsive to
those they serve. Our innovative programs are designed to be responsive to the
needs of our students.
programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines,
as well as a selection of extended certification programs.
School of Leadership
School of Leadership's mission is to prepare and sustain leaders who are
catalysts for positive transformation of individuals, organizations and communities.
The School offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral
School of Leadership's service arm is the Leadership Center, which nurtures and enhances
leadership in the educational, political, charitable, and corporate sectors
through programs, workshops, conferences, and speakers. In addition, the Principals' Center offers
leadership development opportunities to practitioners in the field.
School of Urban Initiatives
of Urban Initiatives strives to serve those communities that otherwise would not
be served. Through the School's various programs, our students and faculty
partner with outside agencies that serve inner-city populations, work to
address reading and language difficulties, mentor student teachers and
educators already in the field, and work with principals to help ensure success
in urban schools. Our goal is to face urban challenges head on.