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SPA Information

Specialized Professional Associations (SPA) are national organizations that represent the professionals of a particular field in education. SPAs develop and describe the national standards for their educational field. SPAs, along with the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), review teacher preparation programs to ensure the programs are meeting national standards. The following programs at Brockport are nationally recognized by their SPAs:

Program SPA
Adolescence English (Literature Track) Grades 5-12 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Adolescence Foreign Language (French or Spanish Track 1) Grades 5-12 American Council on the Teaching of a Foreign Language (ACTFL)
Adolescence Mathematics Grades 5-12 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Adolescence Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science or Physics) Grades 5-12 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Adolescence Social Studies (History) Grades 5-12 National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
Educational Administration Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC)
Childhood Inclusive Education Program, Grades 1-6 Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
Literacy Education International Literacy Association (ILA)
Physical Education SHAPE America-Physical Education (formerly NASPE)
School Counseling Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
School Heath Education Pre K-12 SHAPE America-Health Education (formerly AAHE)
Students with Disabilities, Grades 7-12 Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

SPA Resources for Brockport Faculty and Staff

The next cycle of SPA reports will need to be submitted to CAEP by March 15, 2020.

Last Updated 11/20/18

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