Centers and Institutes

Overview

Vision

The Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education will serve as a national resource of scholarly information designed to inform the development of educational policies and practices that enable African Americans to advance our country's economic prosperity.

MissionCharles H. Houston Center

The mission of the Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education is to examine issues impacting the educational experiences and outcomes of African Americans, explore research-based best practices, and disseminate information regarding the African American experience in education.

Strategic Goals

Strategic Goal 1:
Conduct research on the factors impacting the pathways to a college degree and occupational attainment for African Americans

Strategic Goal 2:
Pursue funding opportunities to conduct research, disseminate information, implement academic outreach programs, and implement professional development programs

Strategic Goal 3:
Disseminate information regarding the African American experience in education

Strategic Goal 4:
Implement academic outreach programs and professional development programs

Strategic Goal 5:
Collaborate with schools, postsecondary institutions, organizations, and policymakers