Training for Preparing the NCTE/NCATE Program Report
NCTE will be conducting an online webinar to assist institutions in preparing NCTE/NCATE English language arts reports. For more information, click here.
NCTE/NCATE Standards for English Language Arts
The National Council of Teachers of English is one of eight subject specific organizations with membership in the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the professional accrediting agency for teacher preparation. Institutions seeking NCATE accreditation must meet carefully developed specific conditions. One of those conditions is program approval. To see available resources, click here.
Institutions "Nationally Recognized" by NCTE
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) has adopted the NCTE program standards for undergraduate programs for Initial Preparation of Teachers of Secondary English Language Arts. Institutions seeking NCATE accreditation submit their English education programs for review to NCTE. Listed are the current institutions whose English education programs have been reviewed and are "nationally recognized" by NCTE. To see the list of "Recognized Programs", click here.
NCTE Guidelines for the Preparation of Teachers of English Language Arts (2006)
(NOTE: This document is available FREE as a PDF. Click on the title to download a copy of the printable document.)
NCTE/NCATE Research Project on the Assessment of the Preparation of Teachers of English Language Arts (January 2001)