The College of Education at Chicago State University has the distinction of being
accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
since NCATE’s inception in 1954.
The Elementary Education Programs are nationally recognized by the Association for
Childhood Education International, and meet the Illinois State Board of Education
standards. The Elementary School Program Middle School Option is accredited by the
Association for Middle Level Education and our Graduate Reading program has Nationally
Chicago State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.