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The mission of the teacher education program at Capital University is to prepare competent, caring and committed professional educators who use theory, research and reflection to teach, lead and serve diverse communities of learners.
The teacher education program at Capital University is accredited by:
Capital University as a whole is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The Conservatory of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
Teacher education candidates must be competent in subject-matter and pedagogical knowledge and theory. They must integrate and use their theoretical knowledge and pedagogical skills in caring ways to facilitate the learning of all students. They must demonstrate commitment to reflecting on and analyzing their work in advancing student learning. The Unit’s mission is to prepare competent, caring, committed professionals to teach, lead, and serve diverse communities of learners.
The university and the unit strive to offer a personalized learning environment with a focus on excellent teaching and advising. Faculty are committed to using multiple approaches to teaching and modeling caring and commitment. They assist students to develop as learners and professional educators. Unit faculty are dedicated to ongoing professional development around educational policies and practices so as to provide a meaningful professional development program for candidates. The unit faculty have established strong partnerships and collegial relationships with P-12 constituents and other professional colleagues. The following goals for candidates provide the foundation for the commitment and work of the unit:
Capital University is a private four-year undergraduate institution and graduate school located in the Columbus, Ohio, neighborhood of Bexley. Copyright © 2013 Capital University