Ohio State to host NCATE accreditation visit

Ohio State is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in April 2015.

Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments about the university’s 47 educator preparation programs across the four colleges and five campuses (Columbus, Lima, Mansfield, Marion and Newark). This includes comments directed to educator preparation programs in the colleges of Education and Human Ecology (initial, endorsement and advanced); Arts and Sciences (art education, music education); Social Work (school social worker); and Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (agriscience education).

Please note: Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify your relationship to Ohio State (i.e., graduate, current or former faculty member, employer of graduates).

We invite you to submit your written testimony by Jan. 15, 2015, to: Board of Examiners, NCATE, 2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036-1023.

Or by e-mail to: callforcomments@ncate.org.

Correspondence, which must be received by NCATE no later than Jan. 15, 2015, will be submitted to Ohio State for response via NCATE’s Accreditation Information Management System. NCATE will not upload anonymous comments.

For questions, please contact Caryn Wasbotten at callforcomments@ncate.org.—College of Education and Human Ecology