Educators who chose this specialty focus primarily on the developing research as it relates to teacher education, curriculum, and instruction. These programs typically prepare candidates for doctoral-level studies and eventually for jobs as university faculty members, although some professionals pursue careers in research in the private sector or at state agencies and institutions.
What is CAEP Accreditation?
CAEP is the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. NCATE and TEAC merged into CAEP, and as of 2016, CAEP is the top teaching education program accrediting board. CAEP accreditation is widely considered as the top teaching program-specific accreditation.
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