The programs offered by the Missouri Baptist University School of Education are accredited at both the state and national levels.
The Missouri Baptist University School of Education holds memberships in the following professional education organizations:
The School of Education has a comprehensive assessment system to ensure the performance of its candidates. Title II of the Higher Education Opportunity Act mandates that the U.S. Department of Education collect data on state assessments, other requirements, and standards for teacher certification and licensure, as well as data on the performance of teacher preparation programs. Missouri Baptist University’s annual Title II report card is available at the link below.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education surveys beginning teachers and their principals annually regarding educator preparation program effectiveness. DESE has also begun surveying first year school counselors and principals as well as their supervisors.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education began publishing the Annual Performance Report for Educator Preparation Programs in 2016. For more information visit https://dese.mo.gov/educator-quality/educator-preparation.