Mission Statement

In keeping with the mission of the college, Sweet Briar's Education Department is dedicated to preparing highly qualified professionals who are lifelong learners, responsive to the rapidly changing world, and capable of assuming leadership roles. To this end, our graduates become content experts in order to design rigorous, thoughtful, and authentic curriculum aligned with state and national standards.

To meet the needs of diverse learners in today's inclusive classrooms, the Sweet Briar Education Program prepares professionals who are adept at differentiating instruction. Graduates of Sweet Briar's Education Program demonstrate proficiency through reflective analysis and self-assessment. By developing technological competency and collaborating with peers and professionals in the field, our graduates are prepared to become teacher leaders for the 21st century.

The Education Department at Sweet Briar College prepares professionals who inform and engage minds, refine curriculum and instruction, and inspire through innovation.