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Murray State University

General Information
Praxis II Assessments
SLLA & KYPT Assessments
New Teacher Survey Results

**This institution has been identified, as defined in 16 KAR 5:010 Section 24, as an institution that is 'null.'**

About the Preparation Program*
Located in the Jackson Purchase lake area of west Kentucky, Murray State University has been continuously accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools since 1928 and consistently ranked among the top Southern regional and liberal arts colleges in U.S. News and World Report's annual publication, America's Best Colleges. Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education since 1954, the College of Education offers programs in early childhood, elementary, middle school, high school, special education, counseling, school administration, school psychology, and library media. The mission of the College is to provide leadership, service, and research at regional, state, and national levels and to produce exemplary teachers and other human service professionals who are prepared to make significant contributions in a global and technological society.

Designated Head of Educator Preparation Program
   David Whaley
   3101 Alexander Hall
   Murray, KY 42071
   Phone: (270) 809-3818   Fax :(270) 809-3889

Current Accreditation Status:
   State Accreditation:Continuing accreditation
   Granted : Aug, 2009
   NCATE Accreditation:Continuing accreditation
   Granted : May, 2009
Quality Performance Indicator:
Quality Performance Index: Unavailable until further notice On May 14, 2007 the Education Professional Standards Board appointed the Educator Preparation Program Quality Measurement Committee to review the accountability measure(s) of educator preparation programs. On June 18, 2007, based on a recommendation from this committee, the EPSB voted in favor of waiving the QPI portion of the KEPP report card.

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The Educator Preparation Program Quality Measurement Committee will continue to meet on a regular basis in order to assist the EPSB staff in identifying effective program quality assessment measures. Once developed and implemented, the new measures will replace the QPI portion of KEPP report card.
Next Scheduled Accreditation Visit:
    Fall 2016

Web Site:
Supporting Links:
  Accreditation and Approved Certificate Programs
  Approved Program by Certificate Area
  New Teacher Assessment by Certificate Type
  Federal Title II Website
  EPSB Home Page

*To facillitate understanding, the report card uses the term "program" instead of the accreditation term "unit". For purposes of the report card, the two terms are synonymous, with "program" referring to ALL of the individual education programs offered by an institution or agency.