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The UAB School of Education is working every day to transform lives and to optimize human potential. We are known for our cutting-edge programs that prepare professionals to serve in a diverse world.  Our outstanding faculty are not only leaders in their fields, but also excellent mentors and teachers who inspire others to grow and to learn.
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The UAB School of Education is home to a diverse array of undergraduate and graduate programs in areas such as educator preparation, counselor education, health education, and kinesiology (formerly physical education).  Our programs are accredited by relevant organizations, and are staffed by world-class faculty.
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UAB School of Education faculty are at the leading edge of investigating some of today’s most vexing challenges in areas such as exercise science, health disparities, language/literacy development, urban education, and special education.  The School of Education includes several centers that help to support this work: The Center for Educational Accountability and the Center for Urban Education.
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Belief Statement #1 - Faculty in the School of Education believe we must create a learning community in which stakeholders collaborate to improve programs.

Belief Statement #2 - Faculty in the School of Education believe programs must guide learners through a developmental process extending across pre-service and in-service contexts.

Faculty Belief Statement #3 - Faculty in the School of Education believe programs must promote and value diversity within the faculty, candidates, and curricula.

Faculty Belief Statement #4 - Faculty in the School of Education believe that programs must be designed so that professional education candidates continually evaluate and improve their practice through critical self-reflection and inquiry.

Belief statement #5 - Faculty in the School of Education believe that programs should provide professional education candidates with instruction consistent with sound theory and research about learning.

Faculty Belief Statement #6  - Faculty in the School of Education believe in the importance of preparing professional education candidates through supervised practice within school and community settings.

Faculty Belief Statement #7 - Faculty in the School of Education believe that programs have explicit outcomes for candidates based on professional standards.

Faculty Belief Statement #8 - Faculty in the School of Education believe assessment should be multidimensional, developmental, outcomes-oriented, and should guide program improvement.

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