Unit Accreditation

Unit Accreditation

NCATE LogoThe School of Education at Coppin State University is one of only 15 programs in the State of Maryland to be accredited by the prestigious National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). In addition, programs in the School of Education at Coppin State University are approved by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). NCATE is a national accrediting body for schools, colleges, and departments of education authorized by the U.S. Department of Education.

When a school of education is NCATE accredited, it provides an assurance that the school's educator preparation program has met national standards set by the education field at large and has undergone rigorous external and impartial review by professionals, policymakers, and representatives of the public.

NCATE's performance-based system of accreditation fosters the development of competent classroom teachers, specialists, and administrators who work to improve the education of all P -12 students and help all students.


Title II Report

Announcement and Invitation for Third-Party Comments

The College of Arts & Sciences and Education at Coppin University is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) [under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards] in fall 2015. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the Educator Preparation Programs (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).

We invite you to submit written testimony to:
Third-Party Comments
1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Or by e-mail to: callforcomments@ncate.org