Puerto Rico - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Preparation Authority

Area: 
Educator Preparation Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

The Department of Education in Puerto Rico set standards and evaluates teacher preparation programs.

Body: 

It is the responsibility of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to promote excellence in teacher preparation programs. It is expected that the classification and the standards and procedures for the evaluation of programs preparing teachers to promote, with this objective in mind, a collaborative effort between the Department of Education of Puerto Rico and universities to strengthen the quality of teachers in schools in the country.

Adopting Authority: 
State Department of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/17/2016