State and National Standards

The University of North Alabama Educator Preparation Programs are aligned to state and national standards, including CAEP, CACREP, InTASC, ISTE and Alabama state-specific program standards.

Alabama Program-Specific 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

Alabama Program-Specific Standards (See Program Reviews- CIEP Templates)


2022 CAEP Standards for Initial Programs

2022 CAEP Standards for Advanced Programs

InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards 2011

ISTE Standards for Educators