Council of Educator Preparation Programs

Educator Preparation Handbook

The Educator Preparation Program at North Carolina A&T produces 21st Century Professional Educators who are committed to teaching and learning in a pluralistic global society by creating responsive learning environments that challenge students to think critically, collaborate, communicate, and serve mankind.  Faculty provides high quality programs through research, effective teaching, field experiences, internships, and ongoing formative assessments.   

Our programs strive to accomplish the following goals:  

  1. To provide candidates with a quality educational program at the Bachelor’s and Master’s level that satisfies requirements for licensure and accreditation.
  2. To prepare candidates to think critically, to express themselves effectively, to collect data and draw appropriate conclusions, and to utilize their proficiencies to become a catalyst for learning.
  3. To recruit quality candidates from diverse backgrounds, to retain them through quality programming and supportive resources, and to graduate them with the proficiencies required to function successfully in 21st Century learning environments.
  4. To recruit, retain, and promote quality faculty, staff, and administrators. 

Council of Educator Preparation Programs 

The Council of Educator Prepration Programs (CEPP) is the governance body for all professional education licensure programs on the campus of North Carolina A&T. The Council is charged with ensuring the quality of professional education programs through development and implementation of policies that are aligned with state and national standards and regulations. CEPP membership is appointed annually by the Chancellor of the University with representation from the College of Education, the College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, the College of Business and Economics, the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, the College of Science and Technology, and the Graduate College. Each of these academic units house degree programs that lead to professional education licensure.