Message From The Dean

We are a leading research institution with five research centers.

  • Center for Educational Assessment
  • Center for Education Policy
  • Center for International Education
  • Center for School Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, and the
  • Center for Youth Engagement.

Our research initiatives are collaborative, interdisciplinary, and provide opportunities for students to participate in socially-significant research.

Welcome to the College of Education website.

Public education is the foundation of democratic society. It fulfills the promise of equality of opportunity by providing quality educational experiences for all. Our mission is to promote equity and excellence in teaching and learning by integrating educational theory, research, practice and policy and preparing education professionals.

The School has more than 50 tenured/tenure-track faculty and more than 1,000 graduate students. We are ranked in the top 50 among graduate schools of education by U.S. News and World Report, are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and are seeking accreditation by the Council for Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs. The Ph.D. in School Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association and is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists.

We are a leading research institution with five research centers: Center for Educational Assessment, Center for Education Policy, Center for International Education, the Center for School Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, and the Center for Youth Engagement. Our research initiatives are collaborative, interdisciplinary, and provide opportunities for students to participate in critical research and innovative outreach initiatives that support our work. Our research expenditures have been more than $38 million since 2007.

I invite you to explore our website and consider joining an exciting community of faculty, students and staff who are committed to equity and excellence in education.

 

Christine B. McCormick 
Dean, College of Education