Primary Commitments

We, the staff and faculty, are very proud of our Department, the accomplishments of our students, staff, and faculty, and our history and future potential. Over several decades, we and our students have played major roles, both statewide and nationwide, in the education, public and private, of children and adults, and our goal is to do even more in the future.

Faculty and staff in EAHR are responsible for upholding three primary commitments, to promote unity and equity within the department.

Faculty Primary Commitments

Primary Commitment 1

We, the faculty of EAHR, are committed to creating a department climate that is characterized by collaboration, collegiality, trust, safety, celebration, fun, and the valuing of differences of many kinds.

Primary Commitment 2

We, the faculty of EAHR, are committed to creating a department that is characterized by rigor in all of its processes, such as teaching and research, and by high quality in all of its outcomes, such as its graduates.

Primary Commitment 3

We, the faculty of EAHR, are committed to demonstrating that equity, diversity, and social justice are embedded in all we do, especially in terms of our own community, the rigor of our processes, and the quality of our outcomes, and we are committed to increasing equity, diversity, and social justice through private and public education policy, communities, private and public organizations, and all areas of society in general.

Staff Primary Commitments

Primary Commitment 1

We, the staff of EAHR, are committed to having a strong, motivated and dependable staff that works together as a team to build a productive, highly recognized, organized and overall number one department.

Primary Commitment 2

We, the staff of EAHR, are committed to producing high-quality work, customer service, valued communication, and support to all students, staff, faculty, and other constituents.

Primary Commitment 3

We, the staff of EAHR, are committed to creating and maintaining a supportive environment of safety, trust, and respect.