Saint Louis University’s School of Education is accredited locally and nationally and meets certification standards in 13 areas as outlined in title II of the Higher Education Act.
SLU’s School of Education is accredited by three agencies:
- North Central Association of Colleges and Universities
- National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
- Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Title II of the Higher Education Act
Title II of the Higher Education Act evaluates the academic preparation of teachers across grade levels and subjects. Saint Louis University’s Department of Education certifies teachers in compliance with Title II of the Higher Education Act in the following areas:
- Early Childhood Education
- Early Childhood Special Education
- Elementary Education
- K-12 Mild Moderate Disabilities Special Education
In compliance with Title II of the Higher Education Act, the following information is provided the public:
- During 2009-2010, ninety-seven percent (97%) of Saint Louis University's initial teacher education program completers passed all required state certification tests. The statewide pass rate that year for program completers was 97%.
- There were 131 students enrolled in Saint Louis University's program during 2009-10.
- The program requires an average of 350 hours of supervised practice teaching.
- During 2009-2010, Saint Louis University placed 52 student teachers, with a student teacher to supervisor ratio of 3.25:1.