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School Psychology Earns National Recognition

Congratulations to our specialist certification program and doctoral program in School Psychology, which have both earned continuing full national recognition from the National Association of School Psychologists, their recognized NCATE accreditor.

Statements from the reviewers’ report on the doctoral program include:

  • “It is clear that candidates’ progression through the program is closely monitored. Faculty review is built into the formal evaluation of candidates’ performance. The KARS serves as a systematic way to assess candidate and program outcomes.”
  • “Program strengths include both variety and depth across the curriculum, as assessed by the KARS.”
  • “The program provides elective specialty training and more in-depth experiences for doctoral candidates in specific advanced areas.”
  • “The program maintains a 100-percent pass rate on the Praxis II for 16 candidates over the past 3 years.”

Statements from the reviewers’ report of the specialist certification program include:

  • “The program uses a variety of assessment methods and does a nice job of aggregating data from these assessments.”
  • “The program’s structural requirements are consistent with national standards.”
  • “It has in place a variety of assessment measures, and uses results for program improvement.”
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