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Vision


As a central part of a premier teaching university, the School provides the knowledge, skills, and experiences for a person to pursue a life-long commitment to quality teaching and/or wellness. We envision graduates who enjoy what they are doing, are positive role models in all senses, and who continually reflect on their personal and professional roles and performance.

Purpose


At the undergraduate level we seek to provide knowledge, skills, and attitudes that assist graduates to maintain a healthy life style, seek employment in the wellness professions and/or license graduates to teach in Tennessee. At the graduate level we seek to provide an innovative approach to meet the needs of today’s teachers and members of the wellness professions. To build on a student’s academic knowledge and assist them to successfully apply knowledge into their professional context. To assist graduates to effectively blend theory, research and practice in their workplace.

The Department of Education at Belmont University is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) on March 9, 2014. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the EPP (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).

We invite you to submit written testimony to:

Board of Examiners
NCATE
2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036-1023
Or by e-mail to: callforcomments@ncate.org



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