The GSEHD community is dedicated to the mission of Leading Innovation through Learning. We are proud of our renowned faculty, dedicated staff, robust partnerships and successful alumni. Our students emerge from our programs enriched in theory and practice and become agents of change in education and human services.

Our Mission

Strategically based in the nation's capital and serving the global community, the Graduate School of Education and Human Development prepares informed and skilled leaders through innovative teaching and learning practices that:

  • Enhance and enrich theory, policy and practice by engaging inscholarly inquiry and research
  • Promote equity, diversity and inclusion reflective of changing societies
  • Create public and private partnerships
  • Advocate continuous self-examination and critical analysis.

Our Vision

We aspire to be the premier Graduate School of Education and Human Development by advancing the scholarly, ethical and civic dimensions of the human experience.