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Graduate School of Education Accountability: Overview

We hold ourselves accountable for student and institutional success. Our graduates are well prepared for the classroom beginning on their first day.

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Graduate School of Education
1815 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
In Support of Our Claim

We hold ourselves accountable to our students and our institution, and have set systems and processes in place that support our claims regarding graduate competencies. These are outlined in detail in our 2014 Inquiry Brief submitted to the Teacher Education Accreditation Council in support of Lesley's Educator/Counselor Preparation and Professional Development Program.

Our Accreditations

Lesley University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Many of our individual programs are also accredited or endorsed by Department of Elementary and Secondary Education of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 

Further, our Educator/Counselor Preparation and Professional Development program, which includes all of our BA and Master's degree programs, is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), having received high marks and a seven-year reaccreditation (2014-2021). The Graduate School of Education is affiliated with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) and the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement.

For more information, visit our Accreditations and State Approvals page.