Faculty of Education held the first academic council meeting of 2015-2016 academic year on the 29th of September 2015. All academic and administrative personnel attended the meeting and our rector Prof. Dr. Tamer Yılmaz graced us with his presence in our meeting. Our Dean Prof. Dr. Şener Büyüköztürk congratulated on the new academic year and our Vice-Rector Prof. Dr. Yaşar Özbay gave a plaque for appreciation to our Founding Dean Prof. Dr. Akif Akkuş on behalf of our Faculty at the beginning of the meeting. The meeting finished after evaluating the current situation of the faculty and talking on future plans and strategies. At the end of the meeting, common objectives were defined as making our faculty a home base of research and development in five years, reaching the international standards on education and increasing the average scientific paper per each academic member more than 1.0 in accordance with the vision of our University.