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National Recognition

The educator preparation programs at the University of Delaware are nationally recognized by the national specialty program associations listed in the table below. Receiving national recognition demonstrates that the programs have met the standards for professional education by the associations.

In addition, UD is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Program National Association
Blended Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Educational Leadership Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC)
Educational Technology Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Elementary Teacher Education (ETE) Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
Foreign Language Education (at the undergraduate and graduate levels) American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
Health and Physical Education American Association for Health Education (AAHE) and National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
Middle School Mathematics (with ETE) National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Middle School English (with ETE) National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Middle School Science (with ETE) National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Middle School Social Studies (with ETE) National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
School Psychology National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
Secondary English National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Secondary Mathematics National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Secondary Science National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Secondary Social Studies (at the undergraduate and graduate levels) National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
Special Education (at the undergraduate/ETE and graduate levels) Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Teaching English as a Second Language Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

 

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