*Instructors on tenure-track – faculty hired in tenure-track assistant professor position who have not finished their terminal degrees; all degree work must be finished by February 1 of their first year of employment. Upon completion, they become assistant professors.
Since the previous NCATE/ Maryland State Department of Education accreditation, several major changes have occurred within the unit:
Table 2. Fall 2006 Professional Programs in the Unit and Review Status
2Maryland’s State Program Reports Template; located on Bookcase #1, Shelf 2.
3NCATE accepts the decisions of applicable programmatic accrediting agencies as evidence of program content quality.”
Unit programs in Dance Education, Music Education, Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and School Psychology are accredited by their respective accrediting agencies (Exhibit 8). Accordingly, evidence for these programs is included only for Standards 1 and 6.
4Only programs offered off-campus are identified by site; sites include: CSM – College of Southern Maryland; LCC – Laurel College Center (Prince George’s County, MD); AA – Anne Arundel County Public Schools – offered at various elementary schools; USG – Universities at Shady Grove (University System of Maryland Regional Higher Education Center; Montgomery County, Maryland); SMHEC – Southern Maryland Higher Education Center (University System of Maryland Regional Higher Education Center; St. Mary’s County, Maryland).