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College of Education - Accreditation

Accreditation

Rowan University's teacher education program, one of the largest and most comprehensive in New Jersey and in the nation, has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1956.

Last site visit: March 2007

Next site visit: Fall 2015

In addition, College of Education programs have received National Recognition from the following professional organizations that are aligned with (NCATE):

ACEI - Association for Childhood Education International
ACTFL -American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
CEC - Council for Exceptional ChildrenELCC - Educational Leadership Constituent Council
ELCC - Educational Leadership Constituent Council
IRA - International Reading Association
NAEYC - National Association for the Education of Young Children
NASP - National Association of School Psychologists
NASPE - National Association for Sport and Physical Education
NCSS - National Council for the Social Studies
NCTE - National Council of Teachers of English
NCTM - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NSTA - National Science Teachers Association
TESOL - Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

In addition, the M.A. in Counseling in Educational Settings program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
The B.S. in Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

The New Jersey State Department of Education also approves Rowan's programs.