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Standard 4

NCATE Continuing Improvement Accreditation

Standard 4


The unit designs, implements, and evaluates curriculum and provides experiences for candidates to acquire and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions necessary to help all students learn. Assessments indicate that candidates can demonstrate and apply proficiencies related to diversity. Experiences provided for candidates include working with diverse populations, including higher education and P–12 school faculty, candidates, and students in P–12 schools.


  1. List of proficiencies related to diversity
  2. Curriculum components that address diversity issues
  3. Assessment instruments and scoring guides related to diversity
  4. Demographics on diversity of faculty
  5. Policies and practices for recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty
  6. Demographics of candidates including race, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status
  7. Policies and practices for recruiting and retaining diverse candidates
  8. Demographics of P-12 students used for clinical practice
  9. Policies, practices, and procedures that facilitate candidate experiences with students from diverse groups