Our Mission

The Education department at Rice University seeks to prepare and support leaders for student-centered schools in a diverse society.

Students graduating from Rice Education programs will:

  • Create environments where preservice teachers discover and construct meaning from academic content using the unique perceptions, thoughts and feelings of their classroom students
  • Facilitate teaching strategies for diverse learners
  • Assess students’ progress and content mastery to guide instruction
  • Guide instruction that incorporates digital learning and education technologies
  • Demonstrate instructional and organizational leadership