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Values statement

The VCU School of Education is dedicated to the preparation of professional educators and clinicians, the ideals of academic scholarship, and the worthiness of service. Through our work in these areas, we recognize our responsibilities to students, university colleagues, the community at large, and professional organizations. While all of us share common values, the statements below intentionally allow for a variety of interpretations that may be influenced by our assignments, our experiences, and our philosophical principles within programs and across the School of Education.

The school demonstrates its belief in the value of high quality programs by:

The school demonstrates its belief in the value of high quality teaching by:

The school demonstrates its belief in the value of diversity by:

The school demonstrates its belief in the value of high quality scholarship and, in particular, the value of research culture by:

The school demonstrates its belief in the value of collaboration and partnerships by:

The school demonstrates its belief in the value of critical reflection by:

Educator as critically reflective practitioner

The guiding theme of educator preparation programs in the School of Education is educator as critically reflective practitioner. Courses and experiences provide opportunities for individuals to consider means of building on appropriate knowledge to make instructional, assessment, counseling and leadership decisions.

 

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