The Mission of the David O. McKay School of Education is to improve learning and teaching in the school as well as in the home, church, and community worldwide.
1. To strengthen children and youth in a changing world
2. To prepare noble educators for the challenges of a changing world
3. Extend the benefits of our research and creative work to a changing world
- Total graduates number over 27,000.
- Faculty in the Elementary Education and Educator Preparation Program total 150.
- Each year over 900 students graduate and become teachers.
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A Culture of Renewal
Educational instruction, research, and activities at the McKay School are based on three goals. These ideals and their supporting principles give shape and substance to the McKay School’s mission.
- To strengthen children and youth in a changing world
The McKay School of Education is engaged in teaching and research that will improve the academic and personal development of BYU and K-12 students throughout Utah, the nation, and the world.
- To prepare noble educators for the challenges of a changing world
The McKay School of Education works to develop educators who engage children and youth in the learning process and assume responsibility for improving their lives.
- To extend the benefits of our research and creative work to a changing world
The McKay School of Education is actively pursuing research and creative works to contribute to a foundation of better trained educators and better educated citizens throughout the United States and the world.