NOTE: NAAEE was a member of NCATE 2002-2013.
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) is the profession’s mechanism to help establish high quality teacher preparation. Through the process of professional accreditation of schools, colleges and departments of education, NCATE works to make a difference in the quality of teaching and teacher preparation today, tomorrow, and for the next century. NCATE’s performance-based system of accreditation fosters competent classroom teachers and other educators who work to improve the education of all P-12 students. NCATE believes every student deserves a caring, competent, and highly qualified teacher.
NAAEE was a member of NCATE, now called CAEP, from 2002-2013. NAAEE Standards for the Initial Preparation of Environmental Educators were approved in 2007. NAAEE is no longer a member of NCATE. From this page you can download the standards as well as forms and instructions for program reporting, and reviewer rubrics that were used at the time.