The mission of Springfield College is to educate students in spirit, mind and body for leadership in service to humanity by building upon its foundation of Humanics and academic excellence.
Springfield College Educator Preparation is committed to developing extraordinary educators who will challenge, empower and inspire all students. Our graduates are teacher/counselor leaders who have extensive subject matter and pedagogical content knowledge, promote equitable learning environments, engage in reflective practices that inform their teaching/counseling, and are active and effective advocates for educational change. They will be prepared to embody the Humanics philosophy in their commitment to lifelong learning, leadership and service to humanity.
Our graduates will understand that:
Every student has a unique story and potential that creates a framework from which to construct culturally relevant and individualized instruction which will meet the needs of all students (SPIRIT).
Every student is deserving of a challenging learning environment that fosters student learning and develops critical thinking skills to enhance their lives and support active and effective citizenship (MIND).
Every student shall be engaged in a dynamic, active learning environment that is responsive to the whole child (BODY).