The mission is to provide:
- Curricula/instruction to enhance development of physical, mental, social and emotional qualities essential for living a quality life.
- Quality professional preparation programs that meet appropriate standards at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- To accomplish its mission, the college places primary focus on quality teaching. In addition, it strives to provide service to the (a) university, (b) elementary and secondary schools, (c) community and state, and (d) related professional organizations and agencies. The college engages in scholarly pursuits that will enhance the professional growth of its faculty and contribute to the knowledge base.
CAEP advances equity and excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning.