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Public Announcement of the NCATE Review

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The Watson College of Education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is scheduled for a spring 2014 reaccreditation review by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Federal regulations require that accrediting agencies allow for public comment on the qualifications of institutions or programs under consideration for initial or continuing accreditation.

BothNCATE and theUniversity ofNorth Carolina Wilmington recognize that graduates, parents, schools and community organizations have valuable perspectives on the quality of the programs that prepare teachers and other school personnel. We invite interested parties to submit written testimony on the Watson College of Education to:

Board of Examiners
2010 MassachusettsAve.,NW
Washington,DC 20036‐1023

or by emailto:

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered atthe Watson College of Education, University of North Carolina Wilmington, and should specify the respondent’s relationship, if any, to the institution (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates). Copies of all correspondence received will be sent to the Watson College of Education for comment prior to the review. No anonymous or oraltestimony will be considered.

Letter of commentshould be received by Friday, November 15, 2013.