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The mission of the Ph.D. Program in Education is to educate scholar-leaders in the fields of Adult, Professional, and Community Education and School Improvement.

Graduates of the Program will become educational leaders who...

Act as change agents.

Foster student-centered, life-long learning communities.

Recognize and build on the diverse assets of those with whom they work and teach.

Thoughtfully use technology as a tool for communication, research, teaching and learning.

Make ethical and moral decisions and articulate the values and principles that guide them.

Inform theory with practice and practice with theory.

Continuously learn and support the continuous learning of others.