Accreditation

Alder Graduate School of Education (Alder) is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001. The WSCUC team report is available here, and the letter notifying Alder of the Commission’s action to grant Alder Initial Accreditation is available here. Beginning in 2020-21, Alder will confer Master’s degrees for students.

Alder Graduate School of Education (Alder) has received institutional and program approval by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). These approvals allow Alder to sponsor educator preparation programs in California.

 

On January 30, 2020, the CCTC granted Alder institutional approval. The letter outlining this approval is linked here. On May 7, 2020, CCTC’s Committee on Accreditation approved Alder’s preliminary multiple subject and single subject programs. The letter outlining this approval is linked here. On June 25, 2020, CCTC’s Committee on Accreditation approved Alder’s education specialist program. The letter outlining this approval is linked here.

An individual may contact the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) for review of a complaint. The bureau may be contacted at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, http://www.bppe.ca.gov, Telephone: (916) 431-6924; Fax: (916) 263-1897.