Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

Purdue University Northwest is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education).

The School of Education and Counseling at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is accredited at the initial-licensure level by CAEP, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. PNW earned this national recognition by demonstrating excellence in the areas of content and pedagogy, clinical experiences, selectivity, program impact, and capacity for continuous improvement for initial licensure within our Teacher Education Program.

Accreditation Components

EPP Overview

Standard One: Content and Pedagogical Knowledge

Standard Two: Clinical Partnerships and Practice

Standard Three: Candidate Quality, Recruitment and Selectivity

Standard Four: Program Impact

Standard Five: Provider Quality, Continuous Improvement and Capacity

Cross-Cutting Themes

PNW CAEP Self Study Report

PNW CAEP Addendum

Site Visit

The School of Education and Counseling at Purdue University Northwest is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) December 12-15, 2020.

About CAEP

According to its mission statement, “the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) advances excellent educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning.”
Source: www.caepnet.org

If you would like to contact CAEP you may visit www.caepnet.org, by phone at (202) 223-0077 or mail correspondence to: 1140 19th St NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036.

All programs are state-approved in Indiana. The School of Education and Counseling works closely with the Indiana Department of Education to assure compliance with state requirements for educator professional licensure.

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