Mission & Goals
The College of Education’s purpose within the NAU community
In accordance with NAU’s Mission Statement, our department strives daily to support our students with the challenging academic rigor our students have come to expect.
“Our academic programs, research, public service, and creative endeavors enrich lives and create opportunities in Arizona and beyond. We develop solutions to challenges and drive innovation in a supportive, inclusive, and diverse environment.”
For more information on NAU’s higher arching mission, vision, and goals, we invite you to visit the Office of the President’s website.
College of Education goals and objectives 2016 to 2020
“We develop educational leaders who create tomorrow’s opportunities.”
The College of Education at Northern Arizona University prepares compassionate and competent professionals who are equipped with the knowledge and the skills to
make positive differences for children, students, and adults in educational, behavioral health service settings, and communities who are committed to building empathetic,
inclusive, and just environments.