California’s Commission on Teacher Credentialing expects all of the state’s credential programs to have a shared vision statement, a requirement in the Common Standards.
The following vision statement has been developed to include UCI’s CalTeach Science & Math program, the Administrative programs offered through UCI’s Division of Continuing Education, and UCI’s School of Education Multiple Subject and Single Subject Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Credential programs.
Teacher Preparation Programs Vision Statement
The UCI School of Education’s vision is to improve educational opportunities in the university, community and public schools. We are dedicated to producing innovative, cutting-edge research and cultivating the next generation of educators and leaders who will contribute to a transformational shift in education, ensuring that all students are adequately prepared as successful and productive participants in a democratic society. To this end, the UCI educator certification programs are committed to preparing candidates who: