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About the College of Education

We believe everyone deserves both access to and the benefits of a high-quality education. The College of Education advances anti-oppression, equity, and inclusion through education to contribute to this goal. We strive to be a beacon of excellence in research, teaching, and service.  Our rigorous research addresses the most pressing challenges surrounding education, mental health, and our communities. Our teaching, preparation, and specialized graduate programs reflect both the science and art of evidence-based practices and processes. We engage students, practitioners, and leaders in thoughtful debate, integrative technology, and innovation for deeper learning. Service with our communities and respective professional fields ensures that we maximize the impact of our scholarship and engagement. Collaborations with local, state, and national partners further ensure that our efforts address relevant issues in society and practice. We foster a diverse, compassionate, and professionally skilled workforce to improve the quality of life for all people and advance social justice. Our graduates become general and special educators, researchers, mental health providers, counselors, leaders, community-engaged practitioners and scholars, and innovators.


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COLLEGE OF EDUCATION INAUGURAL DIVERSITY LECTURE SERIES

Joan and Loki Mulholland

February 13 civil rights icon Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, together with filmmaker Loki Mulholland, presented The Uncomfortable Truth. Using clips from the 2017 documentary with the same name, the Mulholland’s spoke about the ways in which racism continues to organize life in the United States.

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Max Felker-Kantor

MAX FELKER-KANTOR

March 5 American historian Dr. Max Felker-Kantor explained how the Los Angeles Police Department, faced with restrictions on its discretionary authority during the late 1950s and 1960s, sought to expand its power. Referencing his book Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD, Kantor’s research shows us how historical events connect with what we are seeing with today’s school-to-prison pipeline.

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Benjamin Crump

BENJAMIN CRUMP

March 26 Benjamin Crump, attorney at law, spoke to Using the Law as a Weapon. Mr. Crump shared his experiences with the “intellectual justification of discrimination” and highlighted examples of how the law has been used as a weapon again African Americans throughout history. Mr. Crump advised we must work through both education and economic channels to achieve change and equality as one cannot progress without the other.

Alumni, Emeriti, and Friends


Barbara Grover Barbara's experience as VP Institutional Effectiveness SLCC included: tenured math faculty member, division chair, and assistant provost. As the VPIE she oversaw strategic planning, institutional research and analysis, faculty and staff development, assessment, and accreditation.
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University of Utah Commitment

A Learning Environment where All Thrive

Deans and administrators through the University of Utah campus issued this letter to affirm their commitment to creating an inclusive environment where there is no tolerance for acts of racism or bias in any form.


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Last Updated: 7/15/21