As a university preparing students for careers in public education and related professions, the AU School of Education is subject to regulations and guidelines established and implemented by the Indiana Office of Educator Licensing and Development and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
Programs judged to meet the state and national standards receive "program approval" status. Students who satisfactorily complete the requirements for licensure become eligible for a teaching certificate in Indiana and other states with reciprocal arrangements.
Title II Reporting
|The School of Education is nationally recognized by the following|
Specialized Professional Agencies (SPAs):
|Program Name||Specialized Professional Agency|
|Early Childhood Education||National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)|
|Elementary Education||Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)|
|English as a New Language||Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)|
|English Education||National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)|
|Mathematics Education||National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)|
|Special Education||Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)|
The School of Education is nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
The Music Education program is nationally accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)