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What We Do

Our Mission:

The mission of the College of Education Staff Advisory Council (CoE SAC) is to:

  • Foster an inclusive environment;
  • Provide a voice for CoE staff;
  • Act as liaison between University and College leadership and CoE staff.

Our Vision:

The vision of the CoE SAC is to:

  • Strengthen staff relations within the College and increase networking opportunities;
  • Support, encourage and cultivate professional growth and development of staff within the College;
  • Engage in collegial discussions and collaborations by serving as a sounding board for staff within the College.

Our Values:


We strive for excellence in our support of faculty, staff, and students, individually and collectively, in their effort to achieve their professional and personal career goals. We recognize and value the excellence of our faculty, staff, and students.


We promote innovation and creativity in the workplace to better serve our faculty, staff, and students. Encouraging the sharing of new ideas; providing opportunities for training; and, networking within the workplace to learn from experiences of colleagues.  


We expect collegial interactions that encompass integrity, good judgment, and respect.  


We respect others; conduct ourselves ethically, honestly, and openly; honor our commitments; and fairly resolve ethical issues in our work.


We strive to provide an inclusive working environment that promotes and values diversity; an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work and feel valued. An environment that recognizes and values the cultural and technical experiences of all college members – staff, faculty, and students.


We communicate across disciplinary, administrative, and cultural boundaries to better understand and integrate colleagues' expertise and experiences complementary to ours to conduct business and devise solutions to challenges.


We strive to protect and enhance our natural and built environment for future generations; promoting sustainability principles in our interactions with students, staff, faculty, and visitors to our college.