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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V

Faculty.

The personnel, including both employees and partners of the educator preparation provider (EPP) who assess, support, and develop a candidate’s knowledge, skills, and/or professional dispositions within the scope of the educator preparation program. Note that this includes academic as well as clinical faculty, and EPPbased educators as well as P-12 partner educators. EPPs may include personnel referred to as coaches, mentors, or development team members.

Fees.

The yearly financial assessment paid by (1) an educator preparation provider (EPP) to maintain its accreditation status; (2) a state to maintain its partnership agreement; or (3) an affiliated organization/agency to maintain its collaborative representation in CAEP’s governance system.

Field Experiences.

Early and ongoing practice opportunities to apply content and pedagogical knowledge in P-12 settings to progressively develop and demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and dispositions.

Formative Evaluation.

A process that provides feedback to an educator preparation provider (EPP) as it progresses through the accreditation process. The offsite reviews of evidence and the self study provides feedback to all EPPs several months before the onsite visit.