Saint Xavier University School of Education receives NCATE reaccreditation
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Chicago (Nov. 16, 2007) – Saint Xavier University announced today that the School of Education has received reaccreditation from the Unit Accreditation Board of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education at the initial teacher preparation level and been granted accreditation at the advanced preparation level.
The accreditation decision indicates the University’s School of Education and its programs meet rigorous standards set forth by the professional education community. The next NCATE visit is scheduled for spring 2014.
“On behalf of the University community, I congratulate and thank Provost Dominick Hart, School of Education Dean Beverly Gulley, Associate Dean and Accreditation Coordinator Carol Tolson and all the faculty, staff and students of the School of Education on this fine achievement,” said President Judith A. Dwyer, Ph.D.
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Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy college in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Serving more than 5,600 students at its campuses in Chicago, Orland Park and its Loop location, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors; more than 40 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.
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