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Office of the Chancellor for Education and Professional Development

Definition/Scope: Office of the Chancellor for Education and Professional Development’s mission statement (as of Sep 1999) is is to serve as the principal advocate for the academic quality and cost-effectiveness of all DoD civilian education and professional development activities. Some of their primary duties include but is not limited to: oversee the implementation of approved education and professional development policies and requirements to ensure the academic quality and cost-effectiveness of DoD civilian education and professional development activities; serve as the principal advisor on academic quality and cost-effectiveness to the OSD Principal Staff Assistants and other DoD Component officials who sponsor or have cognizance over DoD civilian education and professional development activities; manage working groups of representatives from DoD institutions and programs and other DoD Component representatives to develop the standards, in concert with external accreditation and certification entities, as appropriate; and review and evaluate the curriculum development, faculty hiring, academic operations, organizational structure, position management, and resource management of DoD civilian education and professional development activities, as appropriate, and advise the cognizant OSD Principal Staff Assistants and other DoD Component officials on changes needed to improve academic quality and cost-effectiveness.



Broader Terms:

DoD support agencies
Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Narrower Terms:

education

Related Terms:

combat support agency
continuing education
Professional Military Education


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