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Calvin's undergraduate elementary and secondary education programs are approved by the Michigan Department of Education and were accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in April 2018. The programs met all CAEP standards.

The accreditation process establishes rigorous standards for educator preparation programs and holds accredited institutions accountable for providing evidence of meeting these standards. CAEP promotes excellence in educator preparation through quality assurance and continuous improvement. 


CAEP Accountability Measures 

Candidate performance data and other consumer information are posted below for the public and prospective teacher candidates.   

Completer impact in contributing to P-12 student learning growth
Completer effectiveness in applying professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions

Employer satisfaction and stakeholder involvement

Candidate competency at program completion

Ability of completers to be hired in positions for which they were prepared

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