Our Vision

We envision a world where all people have access to an outstanding education.

Our Mission

The College of Education and Human Development educates, supports and prepares learners and leaders to advance equitable systems and practices in schools and communities. Through research, teaching, service and community partnerships, we create positive change in the city of Philadelphia, the Commonwealth and beyond.

Our Values

Community: Our diverse perspectives and collective impact allow us to advance our unique mission and change the world.

Equity: We evaluate structures to reduce systemic bias and provide opportunities and support for each person to realize their full potential.

Excellence: We pursue high-quality outcomes for our students, our colleagues and our community partners through impactful teaching, research and service.

Inclusion: We value all diversity and seek out opportunities to understand and respect the lived experience of others.

Leadership: We lead with integrity, transparency and responsibility.

Learning: We cultivate curiosity, opening the door to new knowledge and innovation.

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