Mission and Vision

We seek to:

  • Promote and support evidence-based practices to bridge the gap between teaching and learning, keeping in mind that discipline-based assessment is key
  • Foster innovative active engagement techniques based on discipline-based education research in the natural sciences for both majors and non-majors.
  • Emphasize equity and inclusion in STEM courses and make sure that ALL students from diverse backgrounds have opportunities to excel in STEM courses.
  • Foster a faculty learning community for supporting scholarly approaches to teaching and learning
  • Strive to be a national leader in research-based instruction in the natural sciences