Mission of the Department of Education

Westmont’s Department of Education provides a supportive collegial community in which to acquire a rigorous, practical, and professional preparation for K-12 teaching. Building on teacher-candidates’ liberal arts education, our program is designed to develop exemplary instructional skills, habits of reflection, and moral and cultural sensitivities that promote lifelong learning of diverse students.
Erin Simmons teaching


Mission Statement of the Department of Education: Themes, emphases, and relationship to the larger institutional context.