The unit, The Teachers College, affirms the institution’s vision as a premier student-centered university. The mission of The Teachers College and personnel preparation unit of Emporia State University is to develop professionals who are critical thinkers, creative planners, and effective practitioners. Our graduates are skilled practitioners who are prepared with essential knowledge, skills and dispositions in fields of specialization. Candidate learning reflects historical and contemporary knowledge, research, theory, and practice that meet the academic, personal, and social needs of their students.
Professional programs are designed to reflect the current knowledge base and effective practices. Curricular coherence is strengthened through faculty study and dialogue on purpose, course content, and intended candidate learning outcomes.