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School of Education

Dean’s Welcome

Dean Curt Lox

Welcome to the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior at SIUE!

The School of Education, Health and Human Behavior prides itself on its commitment to excellence. This commitment reflects the School’s goals of offering high quality programs for its students, exceptional service to the community, and cutting-edge research that informs policy and practice. The School is also committed to forming partnerships with a variety of educational, service, and business entities in order to advance research and innovative practices across a broad spectrum of professions and community organizations.

The School of Education, Health and Human Behavior at SIUE is unique in its combination of undergraduate and graduate professional programs that prepare individuals for a wide range of careers. The School not only prepares highly qualified preK-12 classroom teachers and administrators, but also professionals in exciting and high-need areas including exercise science, community health, clinical psychology, speech-language pathology and audiology, and instructional technology. Each of the academic disciplines reflects the School’s mission to prepare professionals to serve the citizens of the southwestern Illinois area. All academic departments in the School of Education, Health and Human Behaviors are accredited by their national governing bodies.

In addition to offering high-quality academic programs, the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior strives to engage students, alumni, and the community in a variety of activities. As a student, you can participate in a range of professional organizations that provide long-lasting friendships with students who share your interests and professional passion. Community members are supported through a variety of activities, including the Cougar Literacy Clinic, Speech-Language-Hearing Center, Attention and Behavior Clinic, and Weight Management Clinic and can assist in sponsoring the School’s outreach through a range of giving opportunities. We also encourage alumni to come back often to visit our website for information on upcoming events and to share your ideas about how you and your colleagues would like to engage with the School. We would love to hear from you!

In order to actualize our vision of Innovation, Excellence, and Leadership, the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior is engaged in Goals 2021, a 10-year strategic planning process. Through Goals 2021, the School is developing action steps around three critical themes: Individual Relevance, Regional Responsiveness, and International Recognition. We invite you to provide feedback as we collaboratively re-envision the School’s future.

We hope you enjoy your virtual visit to the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior. I look forward to the opportunity to meet with you personally, and to share with you our commitment to excellence at SIUE!

Curt Lox

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