Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

CAEP is that accreditation body which accredits institutions that provide educator preparation training to its students. For more information, go on and read it further.

Posted by Ankita Paul on 22nd May 2018

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

The Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) was founded in 2010 which is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

CAEP strives to improvise on the quality of accreditation and to build investment, expanding on the times of institutional information on education's past accreditors.

 What are the Guiding Values?

The guiding principles include:

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Quality Assurance

  • Credibility

  • Equity

  • Strong Foundation

What are the colleges and universities under it?

The colleges and Universities under CAEP

 Who are the decision-making bodies?

There is a board of directors that makes resolutions on the audit report provided by the committees. The committees are those which bolster the mission and vision of CAEP and illuminate the BOD. Board Committees are changeless and contain members from the BOD.

Standing committees are changeless committees of the Board and contains individuals from the BOD and specialists in the field. Advisory panels have charges which are affirmed by the Board every year and whose enrollment is resolved in view of the committee in charge.

The Board committees include Board Executive Committee, Board Bylaws and Policy Committee, and Nominating committee.

The standing committees include equity standing and research standing committee. The Advisory committees include Specialized Professional Associations (SPA) Standards Advisory Committee and Strategic Planning Advisory Committee.


CAEP is the organization that certifies institutions that support educator preparation and provide programs on that. They strive to give the best education through continuous improvement in quality.