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UC Highlighted As A National Model in Teacher Education

At a Washington, D.C., briefing announcing new standards for teacher education, UC is featured as a standout example.

Date: 6/23/2009 12:00:00 AM
By: Dawn Fuller
Phone: (513) 556-1823

UC ingot   Today the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) – the national organization that ensures quality in teacher education, is announcing new requirements to transform teacher education programs. Holly Johnson, director of the University of Cincinnati’s School of Education for the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH), was featured at the national briefing in Washington, D.C., to describe a UC program that exemplifies this new direction in teaching excellence.

Read the NCATE announcement about the new requirements for the nation’s teacher education programs

Read a fact sheet about the UC initiative, Transforming Educator Preparation

Background on Transforming Educator Preparation Initiative

Related Inside Higher Education article quoting Lawrence J. Johnson, dean of CECH

UC’s College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services has been dedicated to excellence in teaching for 104 years. The college prepares students to work in diverse communities, provides continual professional development and fosters education leadership at the local, state, national and international levels. In 2006, the college was honored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) for innovations in preparing future teachers.