Commitment to Diversity
Woodring College of Education is committed to transformational change that supports increased understanding and respect for differences and similarities among people and cultures.
Woodring College of Education facilitates life-long learning through exemplary teaching to prepare quality education, health, and human services professionals for democratic citizenship and meaningful careers. As a College that serves the state, nation, and world, we:
- Construct, transform, and convey knowledge by integrating research, theory, and practice;
- Cultivate student growth through extensive community and school engagement in collaboration with exemplary practicing professionals;
- Act with respect for individual differences, including taking a strengths-based view;
- Develop collaborative partnerships that promote the learning and well-being of individuals, families, and the community; and
- Evaluate processes and outcomes to ensure continual program improvements.
Woodring College of Education fosters community relationships and a culture of learning that advance knowledge, honor diversities, and promote social justice.
Woodring College of Education meets this commitment to diversity through targeted recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty and student body; modeling of culturally responsive teaching; and integration of diversity issues in all curriculum and field experiences.
WCE Programs & Initiatives
Alternative Route Programs
WCE Resource Centers
- Educational Institute for Democratic Renewal
- Northwest Center for Holocaust, Genocide and Ethnocide Education
Maestros Para el Pueblo - Skagit Valley College to WWU pathway to teacher certification for Latino/a students
- Curriculum Integration for Responsive, Cross-Cultural, Language-Based Education (CIRCLE)
- Asian American Curriculum and Research Project
- Recruiting Washington Teachers - North Seattle Community College
- Faculty Recruitment and Retention
- Multicultural Faculty Fellows
- Teacher Education Recruitment and Retention Task Force Report, Winter 2010
- Professional Development Plan
- Diversity Action Plan