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January 24, 2020

Spring CAEPCon Registration Open

(Chris Dier 2020 Louisiana Teacher of the Year)

We are gearing up for what will be an exciting CAEPCon this spring in New Orleans. We are very pleased to announce our keynote speaker, 2020 Louisiana Teacher of the Year, Chris Dier. Dier teaches World History and Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography at Chalmette High School in Louisiana. He holds master’s degrees in teaching and educational leadership from the University of New Orleans, a CAEP accredited EPP.

We are less than two months away from our spring CAEPCon and will be releasing more information along with a detailed program very soon. Please consider joining us in New Orleans March 9-12. (see important dates below). Full program to be released in the coming weeks. 
  • PreCon sessions: Monday, March 9
  • Main conference sessions: Tuesday, March 10 - Wednesday, March 11
  • Post-conference workshop: Wednesday, March 11 - Thursday, March 12
  • Last Day to Receive CAEPCon Hotel Rate: February 16th 
  • Online CAEPCon Registration Deadline: February 21st 
Registration is open now! Find more information on pricing, group discounts, and more information about CAEPCon visit the CAEPCon page.
Research and Resources

Last month the CAEP Board met and approved several changes to our Accreditation, Appeals and Governance Policies as well as to our Bylaws. A summary of those changes is included below.

CAEP Bylaws and Policy Changes

On December 5, 2019, the CAEP Board of Directors approved changes to Accreditation Policy, Appeals Policy, Bylaws, and Governance Policy. All changes will take effect on January 1, 2020.
The Board made several changes to Bylaws and Governance Policy regarding CAEP’s operations which may have an impact on EPPs and CAEP’s partners:

  • Expanded Governance Policy 2.03 Scope of CAEP Accreditation to authorize CAEP to make preaccreditation decisions and approved a motion allowing CAEP to begin a preaccreditation pilot involving not more than three (3) EPPs;  and
  • In order to meet federal requirements for recognition, additional policy amendments were adopted to expand the Board’s expectations for Accreditation Policy and clarify the nomination/selection processes used for members of CAEP’s decision-making bodies.
There was only one change made to Accreditation Policy:
  • Policy 2.05 Composition of the Accreditation Council was amended to specify that the failure of a councilor to participate two (2) consecutive regular Accreditation Council meetings shall be grounds for removal with cause.  Previously, the failure to participate in any two consecutive meetings – regular or special – was grounds for removal with cause.
Amendments made to Appeals Policy include:
  • Eliminated the Appeals Council and designate any Ad Hoc Appeal Panel as a decision-making body;
  • Established qualifications for Ad Hoc Appeal Panel members;
  • Incorporated conflict of interest and confidentiality policies from Accreditation Policy;
  • Provided for appeals from adverse action decisions of the Accreditation Council for both preaccreditation and accreditation decisions; and
  • To align with the federal rule posted on November 1, 2019, eliminated the option of an Ad Hoc Appeal Panel decision to Reverse an accreditation decision.

The updated CAEP Accreditation Policy, Appeals Policy, Bylaws, and Governance Policy are posted on our website for your full review

3.2 Mixed Tests Calculator: CAEP has developed a new resource to assist EPP'sComponent 3.2 – Cohorts with Mixed Tests Calculator. The Calculator is a tool that implements the procedures outlined in the document A CAEP RESOURCE for EPPs on STANDARD 3, COMPONENT 3.2: Cohorts with Multiple Tests. The 3.2 Calculator is designed for educator preparation providers with at least one cohort of candidates meeting two conditions—“multiple tests” and “mixed results”. Not all EPP's will need to use the CAEP 3.2 Calculator.

A webinar explaining which EPPs may need to use the test, what data is needed and how to use the calculator has also been developed. You may access the Primer on Using the Mixed Tests Calculator on the CAEP Standard 3 website.


  1. Interim Advanced Webinar 
  2. Stipulations Visit Webinar
  3. Probation Webinar 

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