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Mission Statement

UMass Boston College of Education and Human Development

August 25, 2008

The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) generates knowledge, fosters engaged learning, promotes social justice, and empowers students, educators, other professionals, and community members through teaching, research, evaluation, and public service.  The urban setting of the University of Massachusetts Boston informs – and is informed by – CEHD efforts to fulfill the academic and civic purposes of education in a diverse democracy.

This mission statement as associated core values serve as a philosophical and operational guide for all activities of the College of Education and Human Development.  Core values include:

The mission of the College of Education and Human Development is accomplished in collaboration with students, professionals, and other stakeholders through:

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