NCATE Seeks Comments on SWOSU Department of Education


The Department of Education at Southwestern Oklahoma State University is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) on March 10-12, 2013.

Dr. Ray Read, who serves as SWOSU’s NCATE coordinator, said stakeholders are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered and should specify the party's relationship to the institution (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, cooperating teacher, employer of graduates).

Written comments should be submitted to:
Board of Examiners
2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036-1023
Or by e-mail to:

Correspondence, which must be received by NCATE no later than December 10, will be submitted to SWOSU for response via NCATE’s Accreditation Information Management System (AIMS). Comments must include the person’s name and title/position. NCATE will not upload anonymous comments to the BOE team or institutions.

For questions, please contact Monica Siengo at: