Excellence in educator preparation accreditation.
CAEP advances equity and excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning.
Goal 1: Continuous Improvement
EPPs will use evidence, based on CAEP Standards, to continuously monitor, evaluate, and improve their programs.
Goal 2: Quality Assurance
The CAEP accreditation process will be valid, consistent, transparent, and data-driven.
Goal 3: Credibility
CAEP will be respected as the arbiter of educator preparation program quality.
Goal 4: Equity
CAEP will ensure consistent application of the principles of equity and diversity in its evaluation of programs.
Goal 5: Strong Foundation
CAEP will continuously monitor and improve internal policies, processes, and procedures to assure transparency, accountability, fiscal efficiency, and high quality service and support, to serve as a model of equity and attention to diversity.