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SIU's Teacher Preparation Program is Among Nine in Nation Recognized by Accrediting Agency

October 20, 2020

SIU's Teacher Education Program was one of 9 Educator Prep Providers from 8 states recognized for leadership in continuous improvement in honor of Frank Murray. The announcement was made by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Frank Murray was the founding President of Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), served as Chairman of the Board for TEAC, and was an initial member of the CAEP Board of Directors.

Karen Symms Gallagher, Chair of the CAEP Board of Directors said, "Frank Murray was passionate about education preparation, a prominent leader in our profession, and an advocate for evidence to improve education. The providers that CAEP is recognizing are committed to continuous improvement and preparing their students to succeed in a diverse range of classrooms after they graduate" and that "CAEP Accreditation is a sign of commitment to quality through purposeful use of evidence. The Murray Leadership Recognition recipients should be proud of their accomplishments."

Read the CAEP news release in its entirety online.