Accreditation Information

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

On July 1, 2013 the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) consolidated to form the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) as the new accrediting body for educator preparation. 

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. CAEP’s mission is to advance excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement.

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Accreditation Reports

2005 NCATE Accreditation Report

2010 NCATE Accreditation Report

 

NCATE Annual Reports

2009 NCATE Annual Report

2010 NCATE Annual Report

2011 NCATE Annual Report

2012 NCATE Annual Report

2014 NCATE Annual Report

 

CAEP EPP Reports

2014 CAEP EPP Annual Report

2015 CAEP EPP Annual Report

2016 CAEP EPP Annual Report

 

Specialized Professional Association (SPA) Reports

Biology 2014 SPA Report - Recognized with Conditions

Early Childhood 2009 SPA Report – Recognized

English 2016 SPA Report – Recognized

Foreign Language 2016 SPA Report – Recognized

Mathematics 2014 SPA Report – Recognized

Middle Childhood 2014 SPA Report – Recognized

Social Studies 2014 SPA Report – Recognized

 

Arkansas Department of Education Educator Preparation Provider Reports

2014 Educator Preparation Provider Report

2015 Educator Preparation Provider Report

2016 Educator Preparation Provider Report

Arkansas Statewide EPP Report 2015

 

School of Education

 

Quality Assurance System

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (UAFS) School of Education (SOE) Quality Assurance System, based on the SOE Conceptual Framework, represents an ongoing process that uses authentic, comprehensive, and integrated assessment measures to evaluate the achievement efforts of SOE faculty and school personnel. 

 

Quality Assurance System Manual

Assessment Report Spring 2013 – Spring 2016

Assessment Loop

Alignment Chart

GPA and ACT Requirements

 

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2007-2008

Annual Report 2008-2009

Annual Report 2009-2010

Annual Report 2010-2011

Annual Report 2011-2012

Annual Report 2012-2013

Annual Report 2013-2014

Annual Report 2014-2015

 

Accreditation Documentation

Recruitment and Retention Plan 2016

Strategic Plan 2016 – 2018

To Become a Teacher Rating

Conceptual Framework

Key Assessments