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College of Education & Behavioral Science

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The mission is to provide:

·Curricula/instruction to enhance development of physical, mental, social and emotional qualities essential for living a quality life.

·Quality professional preparation programs that meet appropriate standards at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

To accomplish its mission, the department places primary focus on quality teaching. In addition, it strives to provide service to the (a) college and university, (b) elementary and secondary schools, (c) community and state, and (d) related professional organizations and agencies. The department engages in scholarly pursuits that will enhance the professional growth of its faculty and contribute to the knowledge base.

Childhood Services

Childhood Services provides in-service staff development, workshops for families, and technical assistance and coaching for licensed early education facilities and youth development programs statewide.

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CAEP advances equity and excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning.

Professional Education Programs

For more information on professional education programs, field placements and resources please visit:

Professional Education Programs 

EPP Annual Reporting Measures and Consumer Information

Title II Reports

2015 - 2016

Reporting Measures and Consumer Information

COEBS REcent Awards
Excellence in Diversity Award
Dr. Claudia Benavides Ambs
Faculty Scholarship Award 
Dr. Scott Doig
Faculty Award for Teaching
Dr. Dixie Keyes
Faculty Award for Research
Dr. Wayne Wilkinson
Faculty Award for Service 
Dr. Amanda Wheeler
Faculty Award or Advisement 
Dr. Jessica Curtis
First Year Experience Faculty Award
Ms. Sandra Hawkins
One Creative Commons Impact Team Award
1 Chancellor’s Scholar named
4 Recent graduates earning an overall 4.00 GPA
15 Departmental award recipients

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