The Marshall University College of Education and Professional Development is accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Institutions go through a rigorous process that includes on-site reviews by a team of experts in the field of education. This page is designed to help understand this process and the high standards of our programs.
Understanding CAEP standards:
|Initial Licensure Programs||Advanced Degree Programs|
|CAEP standards for initial licensure programs (2 pages)||CAEP standards for advanced degree programs (2 pages)|
|Full guide to standards for initial level programs (56 pages)||Full guide to standards for advanced level programs (4 pages)|
COEPD Professional Development Seminars on CAEP (Videos):
Seminar on the CAEP accreditation process (October 2016)
Seminar on creating CAEP acceptable scoring rubrics (December 2016)
Seminar on Selected Improvement Plans – PowerPoint only (January 2017)
Seminar on Diversity – PowerPoint only (February 2017)
Seminar on integrating technology – PowerPoint only (PDF version due to file size) (March 2017)
Seminar on improving assessments – PowerPoint only (PDF version due to file size) (April 2017)
Accreditation Handbook – Resource guide on the accreditation process.
Evidence Guide – Framework of how provide evidence of meeting the standards.
CAEP Resource Page – Main resource site from the CAEP organization. Offers information on both the overall CAEP accreditation as well as the SPA program level accreditation process.
CAEP Accreditation Cycle – The process for receiving accreditation.
Decision process – How the decision is made on accreditation.
Faculty SIP survey – Faculty survey of possible selected improvement plan (SIP) strategies. Completed March 2, 2017
SPA program list – List of programs that require national SPA certification.