ORANGE, Calif., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Argosy University is pleased to announce that the College of Education at Argosy University has been granted accreditation based on the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards. NCATE's performance-based accreditation system for teacher preparation is designed to ensure that teacher candidates are prepared to make a difference in P-12 student learning. Accreditation is granted through fall 2021.
Providers accredited based on NCATE standards, as well as those accredited based on the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) Quality Principles, are now served by the single specialized accreditation system for educator preparation in the United States, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). More than 840 educator preparation providers participate in the CAEP accreditation system.
The accreditation covers advanced educator preparation programs across all campuses of Argosy University and its online programs. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, re-licensure, or other purposes.
Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 27 campus locations in 13 states and online, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students through its eight colleges: College of Clinical Psychology, College of Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education, College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design and Western State College of Law at Argosy University.
With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master's degree programs in psychology, behavioral sciences, business, computer animation, counseling, and education.
For more information about CAEP, visit http://caepnet.org/.
Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Administrative office: Argosy University, 601 S. Lewis St., Orange, CA 92868 © 2017 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is email@example.com.
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (www.CAEPnet.org) advances excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning.
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