Accreditation and Licensure

Accreditation and Licensure

Penn State Harrisburg's teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), whose "performance-based system of accreditation fosters competent classroom teachers and other educators who work to improve the education of all P-12 students. NCATE believes every student deserves a caring, competent, and highly qualified teacher."

Additionally, our programs are recognized by accrediting bodies including PDE, NCSS, NCTE, NCTM, IRA, and ACEI; specifics are provided on the appropriate program page.