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.
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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.
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: