Center for Educational Partnerships

The Center for Educational Partnerships (CEP) is the College of Education's (COE) service unit committed to researching, developing, implementing, and supporting educational programs which link COE faculty, staff, and students to K-12 schools in West Michigan. The CEP is committed to providing high-quality programming and resources to school districts and educators, with a goal of supporting student achievement. The wide variety of CEP projects range from environmental education (Groundswell) to publishing (Colleagues magazine) to event planning (Convocation) to career guidance (COE Alumni Association) to professional development (Student 2 Steward) and much more. The efforts of the CEP team also focus on providing experiences, opportunities, and resources to those populations who may be underserved or underrepresented in some educational endeavors.

Explore the nine links below for more on our work and how we might connect with you or your community!

Alumni Association

People gather around the table at an outdoor activity held by the Alumni Association (photo)

Colleagues

Artwork of apple and painting tool (photo)

Convocation

Students wearing blue regalia at convocation ceremony (photo)

Groundswell

Fish artwork representing and depicting Groundswell Farm (photo)

MEECS

Students writing on their notes at a field day activity held by Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support (photo)

News and Events

GVSU clock tower on a chilly fall day (photo)

PBS LearningMedia

Dean and PBS characters on stage during an PBS activity  (photo)

Resources

Students re-organizing bookshelves in the library (photo)

Student 2 Steward

Students participating in a project on a field in an Student 2 Steward activity (photo).

Mission Statement

The Center for Educational Partnerships serves as to create and facilitate service connecting the College of Education (COE) to local and world communities.

We will do this by:

  • Making COE visible through public relations opportunities
  • Modeling social responsibility/civic duty for students
  • Creating/sustaining relationships in the community
  • Administering COE events
  • Promoting educational policies and practices
  • Creating educational resources for the community
  • Sustaining student connection with the COE and the community


Page last modified May 16, 2018