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About Us

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Our Mission

The College of Education is a voice of innovation for learning across the lifespan. We prepare professionals who educate and lead. Our inquiry and practice reflect integrity, a commitment to social justice and the value of diversity in a global community.

Our Vision

The College of Education will lead the way in North Carolina in increasing opportunities for success in education and reducing achievement gaps.

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Our Impact

Through our academic, research and outreach programs, we work to ensure all learners — from their childhood through adulthood — are positioned for lifelong success.


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Sources: N.C Department of Higher Instruction, UNC Educator Quality Dashboard, U.S. News and Academic Analytics