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  1. 1. NCATE’s Continuous Improvement Option Donna M. Gollnick Senior Vice President, NCATE [email_address] 202.466.7496 November 10, 2010 The webinar will begin at 2:00 pm (eastern time). Please join the audio portion a few minutes before 2:00.
  2. 2. The Process <ul><li>Send Letter of Intent to Seek NCATE Accreditation to become a precandidate </li></ul><ul><li>Submit Preconditions at least 2 years before the visit to become a candidate </li></ul><ul><li>Submit Program Reports for National Review 18-24 months before the visit on Mar 15 or Sept 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Write the Institutional Report (IR) </li></ul><ul><li>Host the Onsite Visit </li></ul>
  3. 3. Preconditions <ul><li>6 preconditions </li></ul><ul><li>Submitted by Feb 1 or Sept 1, approximately two years before visit </li></ul><ul><li>Precondition 4 reviewed by ARPA; other preconditions reviewed by staff </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Focus of the CI <ul><li>Continuous improvement over 7-year cycle and reported in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institutional Report (IR) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exhibits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Progress moving to the target level in one or more standards. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Assessment data key </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What has the unit learned from its data? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What changes have been made based on the data? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What differences have the changes made? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Formative Process <ul><li>IR & exhibits submitted 6-12 months before visit. </li></ul><ul><li>Offsite BOE Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>reviews IR & exhibits months before visit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>writes Offsite BOE Report </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. The Institutional Report (IR)
  8. 8. <ul><li>Overview & Conceptual Framework </li></ul><ul><li>What are the institution’s historical context and unique characteristics (e.g., HBCU or religious)? [one paragraph] </li></ul><ul><li>What is the institution’s mission? [one paragraph] </li></ul><ul><li>What is the professional education unit at your institution and what is its relationship to other units at the institution that are involved in the preparation of professional educators? [1-2 paragraphs] </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Overview & Conceptual Framework (cont.) </li></ul><ul><li>What are the basic tenets of the conceptual framework and how has the conceptual framework changed since the previous visit? [1-2 paragraphs] </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibit Links </li></ul>Exhibits 1. Links to unit catalogs and other printed documents describing general education, specialty/content studies, and professional studies. 2. Syllabi for professional education courses 3. Conceptual framework(s) 4. Findings of other national accreditation associations related to the preparation of education professionals (e.g., ASHA, NASM, APA, CACREP)
  10. 10. <ul><li>ADD INFO ON IR FOR 1 ST VISITS </li></ul>
  11. 11. Exhibits To be available for the Offsite Review & Onsite Visit
  12. 12. Available to BOE Teams in AIMS http://aims.ncate.org/ <ul><li>Program reports submitted for national review </li></ul>2. National recognition reports 3. Reports from the previous NCATE visit 4. 3 rd party testimony 5. Annual Reports
  13. 13. Tables Available as Exhibits <ul><li>Standard 4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Candidate diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>P-12 student diversity in clinical practice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Standard 5 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summary of faculty qualifications & involvement in scholarship & service </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. NCATE’s List of Exhibits <ul><li>For the most part, exhibits are reports & other documents that the unit uses for its own decision-making </li></ul><ul><li>List available at http://ncate.org </li></ul>
  15. 15. Presentation of Exhibits <ul><li>Online Exhibit Room </li></ul><ul><li>List of exhibits identified in Prompt #3 of the IR provides links to key exhibits supporting each standard </li></ul><ul><li>***Please use NCATE’s list of exhibits*** </li></ul>
  16. 16. The Offsite Review (1.5-3 months after submission of IR)
  17. 17. Offsite BOE Team <ul><li>Team of 6-8 persons who meet electronically with state consultant & NCATE staff member </li></ul><ul><li>If state protocol calls for joint visit, state team members may join team </li></ul><ul><li>The team chair & other team members will also serve on the Onsite BOE Team </li></ul>
  18. 18. Offsite Review <ul><li>Offsite BOE Team electronically reviews the following & prepares feedback report for unit: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Institutional report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Title II data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program reviews by SPAs or states </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exhibits related to standards </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Feedback Report by Offsite BOE Team <ul><li>Statement about the evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What case does the evidence make that standards continue to be met? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Comments on unit’s progress toward meeting target level </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback on correcting previous AFIs </li></ul><ul><li>List of areas of concern with rationale </li></ul><ul><li>List of evidence for the Onsite BOE Team to validate during the onsite visit </li></ul>
  20. 20. Timeline: Offsite Review for CI 12 months before visit Unit submits IR 1-2 months after the IR is submitted Offsite BOE Team meets electronically to review IR & write BOE Feedback Report Generally within 1-2 weeks after Offsite BOE Team meeting BOE Feedback Report is available in AIMS 1-2 months before the onsite visit and before the previsit with the team chair, state team co-chair, & state consultant Unit submits IR Addendum, which responds to Areas of Concern in the BOE Feedback Report
  21. 21. The Onsite Visit
  22. 22. Onsite Visit: CI <ul><li>Smaller team (3-5 members) will conduct shorter visit (Sun-Tues) by </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focusing on areas of concern raised by Offsite BOE Team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Validating that standards continue to be met </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing feedback on progress toward the target level on one or more standards </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. The Onsite BOE Report
  24. 24. <ul><li>I. Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>II. Conceptual Framework </li></ul><ul><li>III. Standards </li></ul><ul><li>1.1. Overall Findings </li></ul><ul><li>1.2. Continuous Improvement </li></ul><ul><li>1.3. Movement to the Target Level </li></ul><ul><li>1.4. Strengths </li></ul>
  25. 25. 1.5 Areas for Improvement Previous AFIs Corrected Previous AFIs Continued New AFIs AFI AFI Rationale AFI AFI Rationale AFI AFI Rationale
  26. 26. 1.6 Recommendation for Standard 1 1.7 Corrections to the IR Addendum Initial Teacher Preparation  Met  Not Met  Not Applicable Advanced Preparation  Met  Not Met  Not Applicable

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