College of Education Strategic Plan

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Although the college's strategic plan is new, administrators, faculty and staff have made significant progress toward achieving its goals.

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The firsttosecondyear retention rate for undergraduate students in the Speech and Speech Pathology program is 85 percent, and the firsttosecondyear rate in the Elementary Education program is 81 percent.

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Faculty in the college's educator preparation programs have been awarded several grants totaling approximately $8.15 million since July 2015. These awards include grant projects supported by the United States Department of Education and the National Science Foundation to increase the number of K12 classroom teachers in high need disciplines such as science, technology, mathematics and special education for hardtostaff school districts.

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The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) ranked the College of Education No. 4 in North Carolina as a “Best Value” college of education. Graduateprograms.com ranked the Adult Education program in its Top 15 graduate degrees in the nation.

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