State and National Standards

The University of North Alabama Educator Preparation Programs are aligned to state and national standards, including CAEP, InTASC, ISTE and Alabama state-specific EPP, Teaching and Program Standards.

Alabama College & Career Ready Standards (ACCRS) for P-12

Alabama Educator Preparation Program Standards

  1. Content and Pedagogical Knowledge
  2. Partnerships and Clinical Practice
  3. Candidate Quality Recruitment and Selectivity
  4. Impact on P-12 Learning
  5. Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement
  6. General Requirements

Professional Studies:
Alabama Core Teaching Standards (ACTS)

  1. Learner Development
  2. Learning Differences
  3. Learning Environments
  4. Content Knowledge
  5. Application of Content
  6. Assessment
  7. Planning for Instruction
  8. Instructional Strategies
  9. Professional Learning and Ethical Practice
  10. Leadership and Collaboration

Program-Specific Standards (for teaching fields or areas of instructional support)

Alabama State Program Standards for Initial Certification Programs

Alabama State Program Standards for Advanced Certification Programs

CAEP standards for Initial Programs

CAEP Standards for Advanced Programs

InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards 2011

ISTE Standards for Educators