The education department degree programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

This accreditation covers both Valpo’s undergraduate (B.A./B.S.) and graduate teacher education (M.Ed.) programs.. About CAEP »

National Recognition

The status of National Recognition is an additional mark of distinction for the program and indicates that the program has substantially met the standards of the Specialized Professional Associations.

Candidate Performance Data: 

Traditional – Assessment Data – 2015-16
Alternative – Assessment Data – 2015-16
Traditional – Assessment Data – 2014–15
Alternative – Assessment Data – 2014–15
Traditional – Assessment Data – 2013–14
Alternative – Assessment Data – 2013–14
HEA Title II 12_13 TRAD
HEA Title II 12_13 ALT
HEA Title II 11_12 Trad
HEA Title II 11_12 ALT
HEA Title II 10_11 Trad
HEA Title II 10_11 ALT


Valpo’s Recognized Teacher Education Programs Specialized Professional Association
Elementary Education Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
English/Language Arts Education National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Foreign Language Education American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
Mathematics Education National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Physical Education National Association for Sport & Physical Education (NASPE)
Science Education National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Social Studies Education National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
Special Education Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Music Education National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
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