College of Education Accreditation

Programs in the College of Education are approved by the Ohio Department of Education, Ohio Department of Higher Education; previously approved by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since its inception in 1954; and now currently nationally recognized by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Other accrediting bodies for College of Education programs can be found in the Specialized Professional Associations (SPA) link, below.


University Accreditation

The University of Akron is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States, since its founding in 1914. 


Reference and Resource Links 

CAEP

Higher Learning Commission OhioHigherEd

Zook Hall, home of the College of Education at The University of Akron

THE LEBRON JAMES FAMILY FOUNDATION
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Office of the Dean
Zook Hall 433
Akron, OH  44325-4201

Phone: 330-972-2632
Fax: 330-972-5636