Accreditations and Membership

Accreditations and Membership Listings

NCATE

NCATE is the profession’s mechanism to help establish high quality teacher preparation. Through the process of professional accreditation of schools, colleges and departments of education, NCATE works to make a difference in the quality of teaching and teacher preparation today, tomorrow, and for the next century. NCATE’s performance-based system of accreditation fosters competent classroom teachers and other educators who work to improve the education of all P-12 students. NCATE believes every student deserves a caring, competent, and highly qualified teacher.

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Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities

The Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities (TECSCU) is an organization for the primary administrators of schools, colleges or departments of education in AASCU (American Association of State Colleges and Universities) institutions.

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The American Council on Education

The American Council on Education (ACE) is the only higher education organization that represents presidents and chancellors of all types of U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions: community colleges and four-year institutions, private and public universities, and nonprofit and for-profit colleges. This cross-sector membership enables ACE to serve as higher education's unifying voice.

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American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) is a national voluntary association of higher education institutions and other organizations and is dedicated to ensuring the highest quality preparation and continuing professional development for teachers and school leaders in order to enhance PK-12 student learning.

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Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators

PAC-TE is a professional non-profit association in Pennsylvania for those who are involved in the preparation and development of professional careers.  PAC-TE is dedicated to providing strong advocacy for professional educator preparation within the commonwealth.

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National Association for Multicultural Education

NAME celebrates cultural and ethnic diversity as a national strength that enriches a society and rejects the view that diversity threatens the fabric of a society. NAME believes that multicultural education promotes equity for all regardless of culture, ethnicity, race, language, age, gender, sexual orientation, belief system or exceptionality.

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