Maine - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Preparation Authority

Area: 
Educator Preparation Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

The State Board of Education has the authority to set approval standards and approve educator preparation programs.

Body: 

Following a unit's initial approval to offer educator preparation programs, approval must be reaffirmed every five (5) or seven (7) years, so long as a unit continues to satisfy the standards and requirements as established by the Maine State Board of Education as demonstrated in an annual Program Update as described in Section 4.4(1).

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/09/2016