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Contact Information

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202.274.5194 | 202.274.5589  |

College Administration
Dean April Massey, Ph.D.
Associate Dean Academic Affairs - Lena Walton, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Students - James Maiden, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Development, Outreach, Partnerships and Communication - Ms. Kemmell Watson
Office Manager - Ms. Wilma Thompson
Staff Assistant - Mr. Terry D. Best

Resource Links

Professional Organizations

IRA (International Reading Association)
NCTE (National Council for Teachers of English)
NAEYC (The National Association of Education of Young Children)
NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)
NCSS (National Council for the Social Studies)
ACEI (Association for Childhood Education International)
NSTA (National Science Teachers Association)
ASCD (Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development)
AACTE (American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education)

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) is the official body for accrediting teacher preparation programs.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the professional education organization responsible for recommending guidelines for accreditation to NCATE for programs in educational computing and technology teacher preparation.

National Educational Technology Standards– Focuses on National Standards for Technology in Teacher Preparation

An effective teacher must be able to integrate content knowledge with pedagogical
understanding to assure that all students learn and perform at high levels. To achieve this goal, the UDC Department of Education uses the INTASC standards to guide the development of course content and goals in the teacher preparation program.

The Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC),

INTASC's Arts, Foreign Language, and Science Standards

The Praxis Series: Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers®
is a set of rigorous and carefully validated assessments that provides accurate, reliable information for use by state education agencies in making licensing decisions.

Students applying for student teacher must pass the Praxis I

The Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC),