Dr. Brenda Martin appointed to accreditation council

Will Hehemann School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

MG0477EDDr. Brenda Martin, chair of the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, was recently appointed to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Volunteer Corps as a site visitor.

As a member of the CAEP Volunteer Corps, Dr. Martin will be responsible for evaluating teacher licensure programs at selected universities according to CAEP standards. She will make one to two site visits per semester and work with a team of other education professionals to review the universities’ accreditation documentation and make recommendations to the accreditation council.

According to CAEP, its mission is to advance excellence in educator preparation through evidence‐based accreditation that assures quality and continuous improvement in student learning. More than 900 educator preparation providers, including higher education institutions and residency programs, participate in the CAEP accreditation system.

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