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NCATE Standards

The Frostburg State University professional education unit charged with the responsibility of developing, implementing, monitoring, and assessing the quality of programs for the preparation of a variety of education professionals has identified as its major conceptual organizing theme the following:

Linked Hands, Heads, and Hearts: Building Powerful Learning Communities

Preparing candidates to be :

  • Dedicated Professionals
  • Instructional Leaders
  • Continuous Assessors
  • Educational Advocates
  • Collaborative Bridge Builders
  • Reflective Decision-Makers

NCATE Standards

Standard 1 - Candidate Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions
Standard 2 - Assessment System and Unit Evaluation
Standard 3 - Field Experiences and Clinical Practice
Standard 4 - Diversity
Standard 5 - Faculty Qualifications, Performance, and Development
Standard 6 - Unit Governance and Resources

The Professional Education Unit describes the Unit's conceptual framework and provides evidence that the Unit is meeting the NCATE Unit Standards in the Institutional Report.

Institutional Report (PDF)