Conceptual Framework


Programs of study in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences are grounded in the Conceptual Framework, Responsible Leaders Engaging in Professional Practice.  Candidates are prepared in the core knowledge, skills, and dispositions that promote positive change in the community and profession, who are open to diversity and innovation, and act as culturally responsive inquirers. The college’s core components represent the university’s commitment to transforming the lives of student by working to ensure that all students become successful lifelong learners.

Through the theme of “Responsible Leaders Engaging in Professional Practice” the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences is supporting Nicholls State University’s mission to cultivate “productive, responsible, engaged citizens” who “meet the needs of Louisiana and beyond” within a conceptual framework that prepares candidates becoming culturally responsive inquirers, acting as curriculum agents and engaging in professional practice.

Read the full Conceptual Framework summary.