Hattiesburg, Miss., March 5, 2014 - William Carey University’s School of Education will host the ninth annual Young Authors Celebration (YAC) on Friday, March 7, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. There will be over 400 students from eight area elementary schools at the event, along with their teachers and parents.
School of Education
The mission of the School of Education is to develop caring, reflective decision makers in a Christian environment. The School of Education places great value on the Dispositions for Teaching Excellence, values outstanding teaching, and is dedicated to offering socially responsible, theoretically-informed, and research-based effective practice. We seek to encourage our teacher candidates to become life-long learners; we provide comprehensive instructional programs; and provide service to both public and private schools, as well as the professional community. The School of Education prepares professionals who contribute substantially to the educational process and improvement of the lives of students in our changing, technologically complex, and increasingly diverse society.
The School of Education is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS), the Mississippi State Department of Education (MDE), and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE/CAEP). Programs in Elementary Education, Mathematics Education, English Education, Social Studies Education, Gifted Education, and Music Education are nationally recognized by NCATE/CAEP.