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College of Education

National Accreditation

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The mission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) is to advance excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning.

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Evidence of Program/Candidate Quality

First Year Teacher Survey Data
First Year Employer Survey Data
Content Knowledge Indicators: Advance Programs
Student Teacher Performance Data
GPA of Initial Program Completers
1st/2nd Year New Teacher Retention Rate

Consumer Information

UNK Three Year Loan Default Rate
UNK Current Average Cost of Attendance
Average Beginning Salary of a Program Completer (in Nebraska)

Placement Rate for Graduates

Communication Disorders Department

The College of Education Communication Disorders Department graduate program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). For further information about ASHA please visit their website.

Counseling & School Psychology Department

The College of Education Counseling and School Psychology program is accredited by the following organizations. For further information about each accrediting organization please click on the organizations name to go to their website.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
International Association of School Psychology (ISPA)
International Registry for Counselor Education Programs (IRCEP)

Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Leisure Department

Athletic Training Education Program

The College of Education Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). For further information about CAATE please visit their web site at http://www.caate.net/