Urbana University Invites Third-party Comments for Upcoming Accreditation Visit
URBANA, Ohio (August 120, 2013) -The College of Education and Sports Studies at Urbana University is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), in November, 2013. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments regarding the program to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party’s relationship to the institution (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates). Copies of all correspondence received will be sent to the University for comment prior to the review. No anonymous comments will be considered. Comments must be received by NCATE no later than September 1, 2013. We invite you to submit written testimony to: Board of Examiners NCATE, 2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036-1023 or by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (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.