Accreditation - School of Education

The School of Education at William Carey University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (NCATE/CAEPwww.caepnet.org). This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs at Hattiesburg and Biloxi. NCATE/CAEP is the profession's mechanism to establish high quality teacher preparation. Through the process of professional accreditation of schools, colleges and departments of education, NCATE/CAEP works to make a difference in the quality of teaching and teacher preparation today, tomorrow, and for the next century. NCATE/CAEP believes every student deserves a caring, competent, and highly qualified teacher.

Nationally Recognized Programs

* Elementary Education - Dr. Tammie Brown

* English Education - Dr. Thomas Richardson

* MAT Elementary Education (Alternate Route) - Dr. Bitsy Miller

* MAT Physical Education (Alternate Route) - Dr. Greg Bullock (pending)

* Mathematics Education - Dr. Benjamin Dribus

* Music Education (Vocal) - Dr. Don Odom

* Music Education (Instrumental) - Dr. Don Odom

* Physical Education - Dr. Greg Bullock (pending)

* Social Studies Education - Dr. Myron Noonkester

* Gifted Education - Dr. Christina Liverett (pending)

* Educational Leadership - Dr. Liesa Weaver