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Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation

NYU Steinhardt is a member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). The programs listed have been awarded full accreditation by AAQEP through June 30, 2027. Full accreditation acknowledges that a program prepares effective educators who continue to grow as professionals and has demonstrated the commitment and capacity to maintain quality.

AAQEP-Accredited Programs

Bachelor's/Initial Certification:

Master's/Initial or Professional Certification:

Master of Arts in Teaching, Teacher Residency/Initial Certification:

Certificate Only/Initial Certification:

History of Accreditation

The NYU Teacher Education Program is fully accredited by the New York State Education Department.

The Teacher Education Accreditation Council accredited our program for the seven year period 2012–2019.

On July 1, 2013 there was a de facto consolidation of NCATE and TEAC into the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) as a new accrediting body for educator preparation. Our CAEP annual inquiry briefs detailing program assessment and improvement can be found below: