Teacher Education Accreditation Council
The Houghton College Teacher Education Program, which is designed to equip teachers for transformative learning and service, is granted Accreditation by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of ten years, from October 1, 2011– October 1, 2021.
Strands of the Houghton College undergraduate Teacher Education Program, which were evaluated in the 2010 Inquiry Brief, include options in Inclusive Childhood Education with dual certification leading to initial certification in Childhood Education (grades 1-6) and Students with Disabilities (grades 1-6); Adolescence Education (grades 7-12) in Augmented History (Social Studies), Biology, Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Spanish, or Physics; Music Education (grades Pre-K-12); Physical Education (grades Pre-K-12); or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (grades Pre-K-12).
Note: The recently added majors in Art Education (PK-12) and Physical-Health Education(PK-12) are approved programs with the New York State Department of Education. These new strands in the Houghton College Teacher Education Program will be reviewed by TEAC in subsequent accreditation cycles.
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