St. Lawrence University's Educator Preparation Programs (EPP) Accreditation Status

St. Lawrence University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

St. Lawrence University EPP was first accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) in 2007 and was reaccredited in 2013. The EPP’s TEAC accreditation ended in November 2020 and was extended by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) through a Good Cause Extension until December 2022.  The EPP will end its program in May 2022 and will not seek further accreditation from CAEP once the Good Cause Extension lapses. 

The following programs were included in the 2013 accreditation review:

  • Adolescence Education: Biology (BS)
  • Adolescence Education: Chemistry (BS)
  • Adolescence Education: Earth Science (BS)
  • Adolescence Education: English (BA)
  • Adolescence Education: French (BA)
  • Adolescence Education Math (BS)
  • Adolescence Education: Physics (BS)
  • Adolescence Education: Social Studies (BA)
  • Adolescence Education: Spanish (BA)
  • Special Subjects: Art (BA)

The following programs have been discontinued since the 2013 TEAC accreditation review:

  • Adolescence Education: German (BA)
  • Adolescence Education: Math (BA)
  • Combined NY Initial & Professional Teaching Certification (M.Ed.)
  • NY Professional Teaching Certification (M.Ed.)
  • Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification (M.Ed.)
  • School Building Leadership, Initial Cert (M.Ed.)
  • Combined School Building Leader/District Leader PART I, Initial Cert (CAS)
  • Combined School Building Leader/District Leader Part II, Professional Cert (CAS)
  • School District Leader, Professional Cert only (CAS) (Requires previous M. Ed. in School Building Leadership.

Program Approval and Registration

In compliance with New York State regulations, all of St. Lawrence University's certification programs are approved and registered by the New York State Education Department and may be found in the Inventory of Registered Programs

Public Reports of CAEP Annual Reporting Measures