CAEP/NCATE Preconditions

UMUC's graduate Education department has been accepted as a candidate for Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation/National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (CAEP/NCATE) accreditation. This means that the department has met the preconditions for accreditation but is not yet accredited. This candidacy covers the Master of Arts in Teaching program for initial teacher certification and the Master of Education in Instructional Technology.

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

When a Professional Education Unit seeks CAEP/NCATE accreditation for the first time, six preconditions and associated documentation must be submitted. Links to some of these required documents appear below.

Preconditions 1

1.1 Letter from the President

1.2 Professional Education Unit Program Descriptions

1.3 Professional Education Unit Organizational Charts

Preconditions 2

2.1 Professional Education Unit Policies

2.1 Professional Education Unit Program Procedures

2.1 Professional Education Unit Student and Faculty Handbooks

2.2 Professional Education Unit Program Requirements for Entry, Retention and Completion

Preconditions 3

3.1 Professional Education Unit Program Descriptions

Preconditions 4

4.1 – 4.6 Professional Education Unit's Conceptual Framework

Preconditions 5

5.2 Title II Pass Rates Table

Preconditions 6

6.1 UMUC Middle States Accreditation Approval Letter