The scope of the SEAT Center is noted in its vision statement: The SEAT Center will be a national and international center of excellence where partnerships advance the knowledge and practice of assistive technology, enhancing teaching, learning, and living.


The vision statement of the SEAT Center is further clarified in its mission statement that includes five facets: To be a: Center of innovation where knowledge and practices regarding technology are created, integrated, and disseminated to present and future primary, secondary and higher education professionals and people with disabilities and their families. Center of access to those teaching, developing and using the tools of technology. Center of instructional excellence where students, practicing teachers, and educational professionals can learn and practice technology solutions available for use in school, work, and community. Center of accessible technology solutions needed by Illinois State University students with disabilities to be successful in their university experience. State, national, and international partner with education and industry in creating and sharing instructional, training, and support resources for educational professionals who are preparing students to be world citizens.  Read More of 2007 Annual report