National Council on Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
NCATE is the profession’s mechanism to help establish high quality teacher preparation. Through the process of professional accreditation of schools, colleges and departments of education, NCATE works to make a difference in the quality of teaching and teacher preparation today, tomorrow, and for the next century. NCATE’s performance-based system of accreditation fosters competent classroom teachers and other educators who work to improve the education of all P-12 students. NCATE believes every student deserves a caring, competent, and highly qualified teacher.
For more details on NCATE, please visit their site: http://www.ncate.org/
The University of La Verne’s College of Education and Organizational Leadership (CEOL) Accreditation Status
The CEOL completed a successful accreditation visit in April 2011. Both NCATE and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) conducted the joint visit. As a result, the CEOL was granted full accreditation. While annual progress reports will be submitted by the CEOL, the next accreditation visit is scheduled for 2018.