WWU's Woodring College earns accreditation renewal

Western Washington University’s Woodring College of Education has received continuing full accreditation through spring 2019 from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, according to a recent announcement from the university.

In conjunction with the accreditation, Woodring’s programs also received full approval from the Washington State Professional Educator.

“We are very proud of the accomplishment of meeting the high standards set by both the state and the NCATE for educational professional preparation,” said Francisco Rios, dean of Woodring College of Education, in a press release. “It is testament to our continuing commitment to excellence as well as to advancing P-12 student achievement.”

NCATE is a national accrediting body for schools, colleges and departments of education authorized by the U.S. Department of Education. It determines which colleges of education meet rigorous national standards in preparing teachers and other school specialists for the classroom.

For more information, please visit the NCATE website at www.ncate.org.

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