Teacher Education Accreditation

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.

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

Indiana Department of

Education EPP Comparative Data Matrix

CAEP Annual Reporting Measures

Impact on P-12 learning and development (Component 4.1)

Indicators of teaching effectiveness (Component 4.2)

Satisfaction of employers and employment milestones (Component 4.3) and Satisfaction of completers (Component 4.4)

Graduation Rates (initial & advanced levels)

Ability of completers to meet licensing (certification) and any additional state requirements

Ability of completers to be hired in education positions for which they have been prepared

Student loan default rates and other consumer information (initial & advanced levels)