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The Mission of the Education Department

In keeping with the mission of the college and the demands of the teaching profession, the Education Department at Iona College is committed to preparing teacher candidates who will be:

  • committed to the service of others as the fundamental condition of educational practice, and to social justice as its guiding principle;
  • directed by the needs of diverse communities of learners and the belief that every child can learn;
  • motivated to excel as lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and problem solvers as well as leaders in their classrooms and communities.