NCATE

AcronymDefinition
NCATENational Council for Accreditation of Teachers (est. 1954; Washington, DC)
NCATENational Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
NCATENorth Carolina Association of Educators (Raleigh, NC)
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It should be noted that in Fall 2010, NCATE and TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council) agreed to create a new accrediting organization that would maintain flexibility of accreditation choices.
Although NCATE devised a specific definition of dispositions, not everyone in teacher education concurs.
An example of an initiative from within the profession was the call by NCATE for more clinically based preparation.
NCHEC responsibilities and competencies were grouped or reconfigured to be reflected within the NCATE standards.
The Conference & NCATE Workshop combination fee includes NCATE training materials for the workshop, plus full Annual Conference registration.
DI: You traveled throughout the Middle East studying the readiness of those nations to pursue NCATE accreditation.
The qualities that were listed as dispositions by NCATE in the original definition of dispositions are caring, fairness, honesty, responsibility, social justice, a belief that all students can learn, a vision of high and challenging standards, and a commitment to a safe and supportive learning environment (NCATE, 2001, p.
NCATE is composed only of educational, not discipline-based, organizations, and its reviewers are chiefly if not solely from other schools of education.
and to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information" and they complement the skills, knowledge and dispositions that NCATE mandates.
Furthermore, data compiled by a research and testing organization, the Northwest Evaluation Association, shows no difference in student math or reading achievement based on whether their teachers were certified at NCATE or non-NCATE accredited institutions.
Attention to reflection has far-reaching consequences as more than 40,000 teachers in our nation's schools are currently Board Certified (NBPTS, 2005) and 620 colleges of education have met NCATE standards (NCATE, 2004).
In 2002, a NCATE spokesman said that an education school may require a commitment to "social justice.