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Northern Kentucky University

General Information
Demographics
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*
"Northern Kentucky University has a singular mission within the Commonwealth as a metropolitan and regional institution. . . . to educate students to be productive citizens, to prepare them for success in careers and occupation, and to pursue a commitment to life-long learning. . . ." The College of Education has a mission to enhance the future of our region by preparing the very best teachers and school leaders to serve the educational needs of our children and community. Together the two mission statements affirm the mutually beneficial relationships with elementary and secondary schools.

Designated Head of Educator Preparation Program
   
   

Current Accreditation Status:
 
   NCATE Accreditation:Continuing accreditation
   Granted : Nov, 2011
   State Accreditation:Continuing accreditation
   Granted : Mar, 2012
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:
    Spring 2018

Web Site:
    www.nku.edu
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.