School of Education

 The Mission of the University

The mission of Southern University and A&M College, an historically Black, 1890 land-grant institution, is to provide opportunities for a diverse student population to achieve a high-quality global educational experience, to engage in scholarly research, and creative activities, and to give meaningful public service to the community, the state, the nation, and world so that Southern University graduates are competent, informed, and productive citizens. (Adopted by SU Board of Supervisors, October 25, 2007)



  Excellence Through the College of Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies

The Mission of the College

The College of Humanities and Interdisiciplinary Studies (CoHIS) develops professionals who think critically and use best practices in diverse environments. CoHIS is committed to preparing students to become critically aware of political, social, economic, and educational institutions, and instilling within students the basic concepts of justice, truth and beauty; an orderly process of thinking; and a hierarchy of values.


The School of Education Mission Statement 

The School of Education prepares diverse professionals who foster learning by utilizing technology and
best practices in diverse educational and clinical environments.


To Whom It May Concern:

The School of Education at Southern University and A&M College is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on April 21-25, 2017. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the EPP (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).

We invite you to submit written testimony to:

Site Visitors
1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Or by email to:

VerJanis A. Peoples, PhD
Director of the School of Education



Student Resouces (new)


Contact us at:

225-771-5384 (office)

Physical Address:
409 Rodney G. Higgins Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70813

Mailing Address:
PO Box 9983,
LA 70813

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