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NCATE Accreditation

The National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) is a national organization whose six standards must be met in order for teacher licensure programs to be accredited. We recently underwent a successful NCATE visit in 2014. 

Since 1954, the Ohio University Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs. NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel.

Use links at right to access NCATE materials.

If you have questions about NCATE or the accreditation process, contact Director of Assessment & Academic Improvement, Wendy Adams.

To learn more about The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education 's other accrediting bodies, visit the Office of Assessment & Academic Improvement

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