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Educator.

Anyone who directly provides instruction or support services in P-12 or higher education settings.

Educator Preparation Provider (EPP).

The entity responsible for the preparation of educators including a nonprofit or forprofit institution of higher education, a school district, an organization, a corporation, or a governmental agency.

Effectiveness.

Adequacy to accomplish a purpose; producing the intended or expected result. For CAEP purposes effectiveness includes the impact that a candidate or program completer has on P-12 student learning.

Elements.

A component or constituent of a whole or one of the parts into which a whole may be resolved by analysis. For CAEP purposes these are the components of a program including academic, pedagogical, clinical and other elements that constitute the total preparation program.

Endorsement.

An addition to an educator’s license or certification that officially sanctions an educator’s fulfillment of preparation requirements to teach a subject different from that specified on the original license/certificate, to work with another group or age level of students, or to provide professional services in schools.

Ethics.

The moral principles that govern a person’s or group’s behaviors.

Evidence.

The intentional use of documentation, multiple and valid measures, and analysis provided as support for and proof of an educator preparation provider’s (EPP) claims related to CAEP’s standards. 

Extension.

A change in the term of accreditation that results because of a good cause delay or postponement of an Educator Preparation Providers’ (EPP’s) site visit.