The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services (CEHS) is committed to helping people lead richer, fuller lives. We are proud of a land-grant tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and service, and we welcome the challenges of the 21st Century. It is because of our students, work ethic, scholarly productivity, and emphasis on outreach that we are consistently ranked in the top 2 percent of graduate schools of education in the United States. Across the diverse departments and units that comprise the CEHS, faculty practice what they teach.
Photo (left): The establishment of Hillcrest Elementary School's clay mural enriched the education of young students and our own scholars from the School of Teacher Education and Leadership.
The CEHS values high-quality teaching. Therefore, departments and units in the college will focus on these aims:
Because scholarship and grantsmanship are hallmarks of our college profile, we aim to accomplish the following:
Our land-grant mission involves constructive engagement with those we serve. Therefore, our aims are to:
Faculty recognize that development activities support the aims of quality teaching, research, and service. We seek to accomplish the following:
The CEHS mission is achievable because our people—excellent students, faculty and staff, department heads and directors—possess the intelligence, drive, and vision to make a difference in people’s lives. We are a college of wide-ranging interests and talents, but we share a commitment that transcends our specializations: an interest in doing good work that benefits others. Looking ahead, we are therefore optimistic about strengthening our ranking as one of the top-ranked colleges in the nation. Thanks to the people who make up the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services, our future seems bright with promise.