Slippery Rock University Special Education

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Slippery Rock University received its current accreditation from The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in April 2008. NCATE is a non-profit, non-governmental alliance of 33 national professional education and public organizations that provides recognition to colleges of education that have met the national professional standards for the preparation of teachers and other educators. SRU first received accreditation on January 1, 1954 making it one of the nation’s first institutions to receive this prestigious honor.