- Prepare talented teachers who will influence the learning and personal development of their students and make significant contributions to the teaching profession.
- Pioneer innovative programs to enhance teaching and that foster intentional connections between the liberal arts tradition and pedagogy or educational methodology.
- Address, through ongoing forums and the use of web-based technology, public policy issues concerning and affecting K-12 education.
- Enable students to explore and develop effective use of technology in the service of teaching and learning.
- Provide outreach to schools in our community and region through in-service and summer programs, learning technologies, collaborative research studies, and service projects.
- Provide and support opportunities for teacher candidates to participate in educational/behavioral research in collaboration with faculty, community schools/teachers and Albion College Foundation for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities (FURSCA).
- Incorporate a summer program to enable students to complete the requirements for a strong major in a discipline, the new core, sufficient Education courses, off-campus study if desired, and student teaching and still graduate in four years.
- Increase enrollment from 150 to 200 dedicated students (50 students/class) by 2003.