Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation

The Houghton College Teacher Education Program (HCTEP) is currently pursuing accreditation of its educator preparation programs by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). Pursuant to §52.21 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, the educator preparation programs offered by Houghton College are considered to be continuously accredited for purposes of meeting the New York State requirement that all such programs maintain continuous accreditation.

The Houghton College Teacher Education Program (HCTEP) is a member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP), and is working toward accreditation of its educator preparation programs under the AAQEP standards with an anticipated Quality Assurance Review in spring 2021.