TITLE

ITEA CELEBRATES 20 YEARS WITH NCATE

AUTHOR(S)
Wise, Arthur E.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Technology Teacher;Apr2006, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses about National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), Washington D.C. NCATE, the teaching profession's accrediting body, was founded as a non-profit, non-governmental accrediting body in 1954 by five groups. NCATE is now sustained by 33 member organizations, which represent the entire education profession and millions of Americans that have come together to strengthen quality in teacher preparation. NCATE has established rigorous standards for high quality educator preparation. The agency implements a performance-based accreditation system in which colleges of education provide evidence that their candidates know the subject matter they plan to teach and are able to teach it effectively so that students learn. NCATE accredits 614 institutions. These institutions produce two-thirds of the nation's new teacher graduates. NCATE has over 500 trained evaluators on its board of examiners who apply NCATE's standards during onsite visits to institutions. Over 600 program reviewers contribute to the quality assurance process by reviewing individual programs in their specialty areas and granting national recognition to those that meet the standards in the various disciplines.
ACCESSION #
20477424

 

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