CEEAAS envisions a renaissance in the education of Black children by normalizing high achievement, social wellbeing, and cultural validation.
CEEAAS’ mission is to: 1) provide demonstration models for schools and teacher education programs (drawing from existing research and literature on educating African American students); 2) conduct research on education of African American students; 3) advocate for African American children and their families; 4) impact and lead policy decisions which affect African American children; and 5) maintain a website with resources on effective education of African American students.
Goal 1. Model exemplary educational practices for African American children via collaboration with public schools, colleges, and universities.
Goal 2. Conduct individual and collaborative cutting-edge research that enables and advances innovative and effective instructional programs, professional practices, and public policy.
Goal 3. Serve as a forum for public discourse and debate regarding educational equity issues through seminars, workshops, and courses.
Goal 4. Serve as advocates for African American children and elevate the awareness of their needs, perspectives, and voices.
Goal 5. Influence and lead policies that impact the education of African American children and children.
Goal 6. Create and maintain a clearinghouse on information, resources, literature, and research relating to the education of African American children.