The College of Education at the University of Central Missouri is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on April 16-18, 2023. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the evaluation team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the provider (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).
We invite you to submit written testimony to:
1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Such comments must be within the specified period and based on the core tenets of CAEP accreditation standards of excellence, which recognize that:
The University of Central Missouri is fully accredited at the national level by the Higher Learning Commission. Our teacher education programs have been authorized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) for teacher licensure. Furthermore, the professional education unit is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), having been continuously accredited since 1954 (formerly NCATE).
Initial Licensure Programs Reviewed and Accredited by CAEP
Advanced Programs Reviewed and Accredited by CAEP
Although optional, a number of programs have also chosen to seek out individual recognition where available.
In conjunction with CAEP, national recognition via various Specialized Professional Associations (SPA) are possible in certain content areas. Those programs currently nationally recognized include:
Several programs have sought out national accreditation by professional organizations where available. These include: