ERIC Number: ED251421
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Sep-27
Reference Count: 0
Accreditation Standards for Approved Teacher Education Programs.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
An outline of the newly revised standards for state approved teacher education programs in Oklahoma sets forth regulations and requirements on: (1) initiations of new certification programs; (2) five-year evaluation for re-accreditation; and (3) specific standards for approved teacher education programs. Specifically, for both new certification programs and re-accreditation, brief descriptions are given of the following: the application forms, the self-study, the sequence and timing of events in the process, the selection of the visiting committee, the logistics of the on-site visit, the preparation of the visiting committee report, and the recommendation process. In addition, the contents of a resource file provided for the visiting committee during the five-year evaluation are described. The specific standards for teacher education programs provide information on governance and administration of the total program, teacher education faculty, facilities and instructional resources, student qualifications, and curriculum standards and requirements. Standards for faculty development are appended. (JD)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Admission Criteria, Board of Education Policy, Educational Resources, Faculty Development, Governance, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Validation, Schools of Education, Self Evaluation (Groups), State Standards, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Education Programs
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.