Jun 02, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Division of Education and Leadership

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Statement of Purpose

The Division of Education and Leadership at Shenandoah University prepares exemplary professionals in education and human development within a student-centered, inquiry-driven environment that places high value on the diverse cultures, experiences and perspectives that are the strengths of the university. Its mission is to educate current and aspiring professionals for success in their chosen vocations; integrate theory, research and practice; promote academic rigor; and nurture reflection, a caring approach to the professions, and collaboration across and within the communities served by the university.

Through commitment to quality academic programs and institutes, extensive opportunities for continued personal and professional growth through all stages of life and community and global outreach, promotes an educational system that is responsive to the challenges of a modern, ever-changing society that seeks to instill and sustain a passion for lifelong service and scholarship.

Attendance Policy

Syllabi for all courses in the Division of Education and Leadership will contain the attendance policy (or appropriate policy governing participation, as in distance learning courses). Active and informed participation is necessary for effective learning. The instructor’s policy in this regard, in a given course, will reflect good practice as it relates to the content and the delivery system. Penalties for violations of this policy will be specified in the syllabus.

Degrees and Certificates 


    Bachelor of Education

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