Leadership Vision, Mission, & Values

Our Vision

The vision of the Department of Leadership (DOL) is to be an innovative national leader in preparing effective urban, suburban, and rural professionals.

Our Mission 

The DOL mission is to provide a series of activities that will enable individuals to work with highly professional educators in an acquired chosen area and become recognized as a national leader in their chosen area. 

Our Purpose

We produce highly effective educational leaders who:

  • are scholarly instructional leaders,
  • transform theory into scholarly practice,
  • support and enhance opportunity for individuals to master knowledge and acquired skills and disposition to work in a social, political democracy, and
  • lead and or direct schools that address he needs of each student in attendance.

Our Core Values

  • Respect: thinking and acting in a way that shows others you care about their feelings and their well-being.
  • Trust: believing in the honesty and reliability of others. Having confidence in a person or plan.
  • Communication: a connection that allows access between people or places. Communication is conversation or discourse, a potential for exchanging information and ideas.

Our Degree Programs