Chicago State University






Chicago State University is approved as an entitled Institution for the Gateways to Opportunity ECE Credential - Levels  2, 3, 4, and 5.




Chicago State University, College of Education is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on October 13-15, 2019. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the site team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the provider (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).

We invite you to submit written testimony to:

1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Or by email to:


Funded by US Department of Education Grant # H325K170158



The College of Education/Special Education Master's Degree Program and Department of Occupational Therapy at Chicago State University (CSU) were awarded a five-year grant of $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Service (OSERS) to implement the Promoting Effective Educational Relationships in Schools (PEERS) project. This project was developed to address the shortage of qualified special education and related service personnel to work with children with disabilities who have high-intensity needs. Click here for more information.