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NCATE Accreditation

The College of Education at Stephen F. Austin State University continues to be the College of Choice for educator preparation in Texas. Building on a long and distinguished tradition of excellence, we continue to add program options and candidates – with a current enrollment of more than 3300 majors. Created as a teacher’s college, the University opened in 1923 and has continued to provide many exciting opportunities for our candidates as they prepare for careers in education.

The mission statement of the College emphasizes our commitment to preparing competent, successful, caring, and professionals dedicated to responsible service, leadership and continued professional and intellectual development. Our outstanding faculty models for our candidates this commitment to teaching, research and service as key aspects of lifelong learning and engagement. Integrated into the preparation of our candidates are the College’s Core Values of:

Working within our academic and professional communities, candidates, faculty, and staff are striving to reflect and communicate our varied and significant contributions to our local communities, state, and nation. We are committed to providing an excellent educational experience and continuing to be the College of Choice for our candidates.

Through the College of Education's NCATE Website you will have many opportunities to explore and experience the excellence that is the College of Education and our valued association with the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in the continuous assessment and improvement process.

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