General Background and Conceputal Framework


1. Institutional report, BOE report, and institutional rejoinder from the previous NCATE review 
    (Continuing & Focused Visits only)

a. EIU Institutional Report-2001 Visit

b. BOE Report to EIU -2001 Visit

c. EIU Institutional Rejoinder -2001 Visit


2. Preconditions Report and Report from NCATE indicating that all preconditions were met
    (First Visits only)

a. Not Applicable – Continuing Accreditation Visit


3. Unit catalogs and other printed documents describing general education, specialty/content 
    studies, and professional studies

      a. EIU Undergraduate Catalog

      b. EIU Undergraduate Handbook of Academic Policies

      c. EIU Graduate Catalog

     d. Handbook for Student Teachers and Cooperating Teachers

     e. University Admission to Teacher Education Website


4. Most recent report prepared for a state program review and the state’s findings
    (If the visit is being conducted jointly with the state, state findings
    may not be available until the visit.)

      a. Not Applicable - State currently accepts decision of NCATE


5. A copy of the unit’s notice soliciting third-party testimony

      a. Call for Comment - Newspaper

      b. Call for Comment - Letter to partners

      c. Call for Comment - Newspaper confirmation of printing


6. Syllabi for professional education courses

     Main Syllabi Page


7. Conceptual framework(s) documents

      Conceptual Framework Document (PDF)


8. Table showing alignment of state, professional, and institutional standards

      a. Initial Programs - Alignment Table

b. Advanced Programs - Alignment Table

9. Reports and findings of other national accreditation associations related to the
    preparation of education professionals (e.g., ASHA, NASM, APA, CACREP)

      a. ASHA -    American Speech Language Hearing Association

      b. NASP -    National Association of School Psychologist

      c. NASAD -  National Association of Schools of Art and Design

      d. NASM -   National Association of Schools of Music

      e. NAST -    National Association of Schools of Theatre

      f. AACSB -   Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (link to accredited schools)

     g. AAFCS -   American Association of Schools of Family and Consumer Sciences

     h. CACREP -  Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs