Accreditation 2005

The Education Department of the College of Saint Benedict / Saint John's University is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC, 20036. Phone (202) 466-7496. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs. The Department and its licensure programs are also approved by the Minnesota Board of Teaching.

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

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A team of five NCATE Board of Examiners, along with representatives of the Minnesota Board of Teaching, will conduct a site-visit and review of all Teacher Education Programs offered by CSB/SJU, October 1-5, 2005.

Board of Examiners' Schedule

Institutional Report:

I. Institutional Overview

II. Conceptual Framework

III. Evidence

Standard 1. Candidate Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions
Standard 2. Program Assessment and Unit Evaluation
Standard 3. Field Experience and Clinical Practice
Standard 4. Diversity
Standard 5. Faculty Performance and Development
Standard 6. Unit Governance and Resources
Element 1a. Core Curriculum Committee
Element 1b. Committee on Academic Policies and Standards
Element 1b.1. Education Department Curriculum Approval Process
Element 1c. Long Range Planning Process
MBOT/NCATE Standards Concordance
NCATE Annual Reports Summary

Framework for Teacher Education:

Teacher as Decision-Maker Conceptual Framework
Theme and Rationale
Departmental Philosophy
Departmental Mission
Departmental Commitments
Knowledge Base for Teacher Education

Planning Documents:

  1. Unit Assessment System
    1A. Interim Assessment Report: Spring 2004
  2. Partnership Plan
  3. Technology Plan
  4. Diversity Plan
    Diversity Progress Report
    Appendix: Clinical Transcript

    Appendix: America Reads
    Appendix: Service Learning
    Appendix: Assessment of Education Department Diversity Training
    Appendix: Brief Report on Diversity Course Initiative