nrampOn July 1, 2013, the national accreditation bodies of NCATE and TEAC consolidated into CAEP as the new accrediting body for teacher educator preparation. As a teacher education program (TEP) under CAEP, NMSU’s College of Education continues to prepare teacher candidates to become teachers in compliance with CAEP Standards. The CAEP accreditation framework guides educator preparation programs (EPPs) to continually self-assess and conduct evidence-based analysis of their programs and their efficacy. This contributes to the continuous improvement that ensures that the College of Education’s educator preparation programs here at NMSU produce successful educators.

In addition, the College’s programs are accredited by ten different accrediting agencies. These are:

  • American Psychological Association
  • American Speech and Hearing Association
  • Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • National Association for Sport and Physical Education
  • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED)
  • University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA)