College of Education Mission and Values

The mission of the College of Education is to prepare confident practitioners who apply solid academic knowledge, strong leadership skills, and compassion for others to serve learners in diverse communities.  We support this mission by providing personalized paths to meet individual goals while modeling and encouraging inquiry and reflection, integrating theory and practice, and providing opportunities for exploration and innovation within a collaborative environment.

The Mary Baldwin University Teacher Education Program Conceptual Framework

COE conceptual framework - graphic text below



The Professional Educator

LEADS: Applies and models skills as an ethical, empowered change-maker to improve student learning outcomes



INCLUDES: Exhibits culturally-responsive and compassionate relationship-building to support student success

COLLABORATES: Engages effectively with others for a student-centered contemporary and relevant learning experience

INNOVATES: Advocates for and practices inquiry-focused authentic learning experiences for students