West Virginia University at Parkersburg
WVU Parkersburg's Elementary Education degree receives national recognition
CONTACT: Dr. Cindy Kelley, chair, Education Division, 304-424-8345.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education has received national recognition from the Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI).
College officials have been notified by the Maryland-based organization that WVU Parkersburg's bachelor's degree in elementary education meets or exceeds national standards to earn the ACEI recognition.
"What this means is that our curriculum has been
evaluated based on a series of standards and awarded national recognition as a
result," said Cindy Kelley, chair of the college's Education Division.
The WVU Parkersburg Education program is nationally accredited through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The college earned initial NCATE accreditation in 1998 and will seek continuing accreditation in the fall of 2004. Program recognition by ACEI is one step in the process of receiving continuing national accreditation through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
The mission of ACEI is to promote and support the education and development of children and to influence the professional growth of educators and others committed to the needs of children in a changing society.
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