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Institutional Accreditations

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Spelman College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Spelman College.

SACSCOC approved Spelman College for distance education and includes it in the scope of our accreditation.

As required by SACSCOC, Spelman tracks and reports substantive changes that impact institutional operations. The substantive change policy is available for public review.

Internal Contacts

Myra Burnett, Ph.D.
Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness and Spelman Institutional Accreditation Liaison (IAL)
mburnett@spelman.edu
404-270-5027

Venetta Coleman, Ph.D.
Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Director of the Quality Enhancement Plan
vcolema2@spelman.edu
404-270-5887

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Spelman College’s educator preparation programs are accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Accreditation System. In NCATE‘s performance-based accreditation system, institutions must provide evidence of competent teacher candidate performance. Teacher candidates must know the subject matter they plan to teach and how to teach effectively so that all students learn.

Review the policy on preparation for certification to teach.

Internal Contact

Andrea D. Lewis, Ph.D.
Director of Student Success Program
alewis29@spelman.edu
404-270-5981

National Association of Schools of Music

The National Association of Schools of Music establishes national standards for programs in music and music-related disciplines. NASM accredits institutions who meet and maintain continuous compliance with the standards.

Internal Contact

Paula A. Grissom-Broughton, DMS
Chair, Department of Music
pgrissom@spelman.edu
404-270-5494

Contact Us

Institutional Effectiveness
404-270-5025
mburnett@spelman.edu
350 Spelman Lane
Box 1516
Atlanta, GA 30314


Accreditation

Spelman College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Spelman College.