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About Us

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Our Mission

The College of Education is a voice of innovation in teaching and lifelong learning. 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

We lead the transformation of education. We ensure access and success for each and every learner in North Carolina and beyond. We produce innovative educational research. We solve the pressing challenges of education.

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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