Vision And Mission

College of Education


The mission of the College of Education is to prepare effective teachers, counselors, diagnosticians and school administrators who successfully address the problems of schools and other youth-serving agencies, especially in communities with a significant Hispanic population.


The long-term vision of UTEP's College of Education is to expand interdisciplinary research to meet the compelling need for research linking teaching and learning to meet the critical challenges of education in the 21st century.

This vision includes strengthening the role of the College of Education in building collaborative relationships between the U.S. and Mexico to enhance current educational theory and practice.


  • To serve as an exemplary model of innovative and effective culturally and linguistically responsive teaching and learning for the 21st century student demographic.
  • To foster and provide support for excellence in scholarly research and provide support to secure external funding.
  • To serve as a leader in collaborations with key educational stakeholders to foster human, educational and cultural development at local, regional, national and international levels.
  • To exercise leadership that reflects our commitment to access and excellence, and that supports teaching, learning, scholarship and service.