CAEP and Public Performance Disclosure Information
The Caldwell University initial and advanced certification programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Following a virtual April 2020 visit by CAEP representatives, The School of Education’s accreditation was renewed in November 2020. Accreditation is reviewed every seven years.
Vision – Excellence in educator preparation accreditation.
Mission – CAEP advances equity and excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning.
Goal 1: Continuous Improvement – EPPs will use evidence, based on CAEP Standards, to continuously monitor, evaluate, and improve their programs.
Goal 2: Quality Assurance – The CAEP accreditation process will be valid, consistent, transparent, and data-driven.
Goal 3: Credibility – CAEP will be respected as the arbiter of educator preparation program quality.
Goal 4: Equity – CAEP will ensure consistent request for evaluation of the principles of equity and diversity in its evaluation of programs.
Goal 5: Strong Foundation – CAEP will continuously monitor and improve internal policies, processes, and procedures to assure transparency, accountability, fiscal efficiency, and high quality service and support, to serve as a model of equity and attention to diversity.
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