Mission and Vision
The CEW is guided by the vision of the School of Education to be a center of excellence in the promotion and integration of educational, psychological and physical well-being in multicultural communities. The mission of the School of Education is to produce knowledge and train the next generation of leaders, researchers, and agents of change in education and the community.
The vision of the Center is to become an international and interdisciplinary center for the study and promotion of community and educational well-being. Our mission is to prevent educational, psychological, physical, and social problems and to promote well-being in individuals, relationships, organizations, and communities through interdisciplinary research, university-community partnerships, professional development, and consultation.
The goals of the proposed Center are:
- To elevate the research capacity of the School of Education to the top levels in our field;
- To support and develop interdisciplinary community-based research and outreach scholarship at the University of Miami;
- To serve as a vehicle for the promotion and development of sustainable and mutually beneficial university-community research collaborations and;
- To educate and train students, professionals, and human service providers on state of the art research methods and intervention strategies for the prevention of psychosocial problems and the promotion of well-being in individuals, relationships, organizations, and communities.