Welcome from SOE's Director
Dr. Valerie C. Rutledge
We are excited that you are interested in entering the education profession! As you navigate the documents and information included in the School of Education website, we hope you will find answers to your questions. If you need additional assistance, please contact the department and we will be happy to provide any support you may need.
The major principles of our Conceptual Framework are Performance, Professionalism, and Partnership. We anticipate that all of our candidates will demonstrate the standards we have identified below:
As you strive to meet your goal of becoming a successful and effective educator, remember that the dispositions you should demonstrate are an important part of your experiences and preparation.
College of Health, Education and Professional Studies
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga