The new Handbook of Research in the Social Foundations of Education is now in print. A portion of the royalties from this publication will be transferred to the Council to support its work on behalf of social foundations. We would like to thank Steve Tozer for taking the lead on this on behalf of CSFE. All of the editors and the contributors who made this volume possible are to be congratulated for their work on this important project.
Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself. — John Dewey
Welcome to the Council for Social Foundations of Education (CSFE) Online! This site provides information about the Council’s current activities, past achievements and aspirations for the future. It also provides links to our member organizations, constitution, and Standards for Academic and Professional Instruction in Foundations of Education, Educational Studies, and Educational Policy Studies.
The purpose of the Council, as stated in the CSFE Constitution, is to provide a forum among learned societies and individual scholars in the humanistic and social foundations of education for developing, discussing, approving, and implementing policies regarding matters of mutual interest among members. Such matters may include, but are not limited to, standards related to the preparation and licensure of educators and accreditation of education programs or units.