Accreditation Calendar



March 2010 A Site Visit Team for the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) conducts the On-Site  Visit as part of the Institutional Review of UVM's educator preparation unit.
April 2010 Visiting Team for the Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators (VSBPE) conducts Results Oriented Program Approval (ROPA) review of all educator preparation programs.
October 2010 Unit Accreditation Board of NCATE votes to grant continuing accreditation through 2017.
November 2010 The VSBPE votes to approve all educator preparation programs.
February 2011 The Council for Social Work Education (CSWE) conducts an On-Site Visit as part of accreditation review of the Department of Social Work's BSW and MSW programs.
June 2011 The CSWE Commission on Accreditation votes to reaffirm Social Work programs through 2019, with a progress report on implementing new standards due December 2011.
March 2012 The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) conducts on-site visit of School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling Programs.
July 2012 The CACREP Board of Directors reviews continuing accreditation materials and votes to accredit the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling Programs through October 31, 2014, with a request for a Two-Year Interim Report on implementation of newly adopted standards.
December 2012 The Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators (VSBPE) accepts the University of Vermont Two-Year ROPA Report and grants continued full approval to all educator preparation programs through completion of the next ROPA review.
March 15, 2014 Educator prep programs submit initial Specialized Professional Association (SPA) Reports to the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for SPA review.
April 1, 2014 The Counseling Program submits an Interim Report to the CACREP Board
June 2, 2014 The VSBPE reviews the School Counseling Progress Report based on revised licensing portfolio requirements and votes for unconditional program approval
July 2014 CACREP Board reviews the Counseling Program's Interim Report and votes for continuing accreditation until end of eight-year cycle October 2020.
August 2014 NCATE Specialized Professional Associations provide Recognition Reports for educator prep programs, providing guidance on adoption of new standards.
2015-2016 Academic Year The Educator Preparation Unit to conduct a Self-Study for Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). (formerly known as NCATE)
2016-2017 Academic Year Department of Social Work to conduct BSW Program and MSW Program Self-Studies for the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
March 2017 CAEP Site Visit
October 2017 CAEP votes to renew Educator Preparation Program accreditation through 2024
Spring 2018 Host CSWE Site Visit
Spring 2020 Host CACREP Site Visit