Undergraduate Education Programs

Undergraduate Education Programs

Accreditation Statements

Undergraduate Programs Accreditation Statement

The Utica College Undergraduate Programs in Early Childhood Education; Childhood Education; Early Childhood & Childhood Education; Childhood & Special Education; Middle Childhood Education; Adolescence Education; Adolescence & Special Education; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Education; and Business & Marketing Education, which are designed to ground students in the values, knowledge, and practices for teachers and leaders in inclusive classrooms and schools in the belief that educators can facilitate learning for all children, are accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of ten years, from April 3, 2011 to April 3, 2021. The Educational Leadership and Administration Program has been accredited for five years, from April 3, 2011 to April 3, 2016.

Graduate Programs Accreditation Statement

The Utica College Graduate Programs in Childhood Education; Childhood & Special Education; Adolescence Education; Adolescence & Special Education; Special Education Certification; Adolescence Education Apprenticeship Teacher Certification; and Leadership and Instruction for Inclusive Classrooms, which are designed to ground students in the values, knowledge, and practices for teachers and leaders in inclusive classrooms and schools in the belief that educators can facilitate learning for all children, are accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of ten years, from April 3, 2011 to April 3, 2021.

The Educational Leadership and Administration Program has been accredited for a five years, from April 3, 2011 to April 3, 2016. This is the highest level of accreditation available for a new program.


Accreditation Claims

Education Program
TEAC Claim 1 Our degree candidates have a strong knowledge of subject matter.

TEAC Claim 2 Our degree candidates demonstrate pedagogical content knowledge and the ability to use this knowledge to design effective lessons.

TEAC Claim 3 Our degree candidates acquire teaching skills that promote student learning.

TEAC Claim 4 Our degree candidates teach caringly and effectively and are professionals.
Educational Leadership and Administration Program
TEAC Claim 1 Our graduates use theory, research, and best practice to inform their leadership.

TEAC Claim 2 Our graduates use effective decision making to implement change in schools.

TEAC Claim 3 Our graduates are caring leaders who strive to ensure that all students attain high educational standards.
Cross- cutting Liberal Education Themes for all Programs
Learning how to learn

Multicultural perspectives and accuracy

Technology

Contact Us

Kathleen A. Cullen, Ph.D.

Kathleen A. Cullen, Ph.D.

Chair of Educator Preparation
Library Concourse
kacullen@utica.edu
(315) 792-3311
315-792-3714 (fax)

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