Center for Fairness, Justice, and Equity in the College of Education
Who we are
A collective of educators who are lifelong learners and champions of fair, just, and equitable practices in education. The Fairness Justice and Equity Center is an incubator where ideas flourish into transformative practices that enhance and enrich the educational experiences of all current and future COE faculty, students, and staff.
To assist the University by supporting all existing diversity, equity and inclusion programming, supporting the professional and personal development needs of the faculty, staff, and students of the College of education, and offering educational opportunities, support, and advocacy for community partners.
The FJE engages in the recruitment and retention of diverse educator candidates, advanced degree seeking students, and COE faculty members.
To cultivate an inclusive and diverse COE by intentionally recruiting diverse faculty, teacher candidates, and educational personnel from a multitude of racial, ethnic, gender identity and expression, socio-economic, sexual identity, learning ability, and mental health backgrounds.
Increased diversity yields increased creativity, new insights, new perspectives, and innovative skills, for the benefit of all.