Education Accreditation

D'Youville College's master degree programs in Childhood Education and Special Education are accredited by:

Regents Accreditation of Teacher Education (RATE)
New York State Education Department
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 474-1914

RATE is the specialized accrediting body for teacher education programs in New York State.

Invitation for Third Party Testimony

The Education Department and Educational Leadership Program at D'Youville College are hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in April, 2015. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the educator preparation provider (EPP) (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).

We invite you to submit written testimony to:

Board of Examiners
1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Or by e-mail to:

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