Announcement of the EPSB Review
Written testimony must be submitted to the Kentucky Dept. of Education, Office of Educator Licensure and Effectiveness (OELE), prior to the scheduled on-site visit. Copies of third party comment are shared with the institution, and a response to comments received may be submitted to the OELE prior to the on-site visit. Written testimony and any institutional response are made available to the site visit team as data for consideration during the visit.
The School of Education at Midway University is scheduled for a fall 2020 – accreditation review by the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB). State regulation requires that the accrediting agency allow for public comment on the qualifications of institutions or programs under consideration for initial and continuing accreditation.
Both EPSB and Midway University recognize graduates, parents, schools, and community organizations have valuable perspectives on the quality of the programs that prepare teachers and other school personnel. We invite interested parties to submit written testimony on the School of Education to the:
Allison Bell, Branch Manager
Educator Preparation Branch
Division of Educator Preparation and Certification
Kentucky Department of Education
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered at Midway University, and should specify the respondent’s relationship, if any, to the institution (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates). Copies of all correspondence received will be sent to Midway University for comment prior to the review. No anonymous or oral testimony will be considered.
Letters of comment should be received by – September 15, 2020.