Teacher Prep. Accreditation
Teacher Preparation There's Still No Consensus on Accountability for Teacher Prep
The teacher-preparation field remains split over quality control, even as questions loom about the content prospective teachers receive.
Teacher Preparation The Complicated, Divisive Work of Grading Teacher-Preparation Programs
As the two national accreditors for teacher-preparation programs evolve, the battle over market share heats up.
School & District Management Teacher-Preparation Programs Again Have a Choice of Accreditors. But Should They?
CAEP was the only group giving a national stamp of approval to teacher colleges until a competitor named AAQEP came along two years ago. The two groups represent differing philosophies on how programs should be evaluated for quality.
Teacher Preparation After Five Years, a Bold Set of Teacher-Prep Standards Still Faces Challenges
Teacher education programs are still feeling the ripples from accreditation standards that asked them to provide evidence for their graduates' success.
Teaching Profession Rival Teacher-Prep Accreditation Group to Allow Flexibility in Setting Standards
A new group is seeking to compete with the existing accreditor for teacher-preparation programs.
Teacher Preparation Rival Teacher-Prep Accreditation Group to Emphasize 'Multiple Approaches'
The newly formed group, which plans to challenge the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation for market share, wants feedback from the public on its proposed standards and processes.
Teacher Preparation Yet Another Group Sets Out to Accredit Teacher-Prep Programs
The emergence of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation reflects an ongoing debate over how to tell if an education school is producing effective teachers.
Teacher Preparation Accreditation for Teacher Prep Needs a Makeover, Say Former Ed. Officials
The current system for accrediting schools of education isn't working, argue two former senior U.S. Department of Education officials. They think school districts and philanthropists can help.
Teacher Preparation Pro-Accountability Ed School Dean to Take on Bigger Role in Teacher-Accreditation Group
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, or CAEP, has elected Dean Karen Symms Gallagher of the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education to lead its board of directors.
Professional Development Teacher-Prep Accreditor Gives Nod to First Online Program
Teach-Now, an online teacher-preparation program, has received full seven-year accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation—making it the first online institution to meet the council's new, more rigorous standards.
Teacher Preparation TEACH-NOW Is First Online Teacher Prep. Program to Meet New Standards
TEACH-NOW has received the full seven-year accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, making it the first online-only institution to meet the council's new, more-rigorous standards.
Teacher Preparation 17 Teacher-Prep. Programs Meet 'Tougher' Standards
Seventeen of 21 programs fully passed the first major test of the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation's new accreditation standards.
Teacher Preparation Reflecting on First-Round Accreditation Reviews Under 'Tougher' Standards
The first round of accreditation decisions for teacher prep programs under a new set of so-called "tougher" standards is now over. So how did it go?
Teacher Preparation Which Teacher Prep Programs Meet Tough New Accreditation Standards?
Education programs in 14 states find out if they meet tough new standards.