Bailey appointed to national accreditation post

dustin bailey poses in front of newby hall

Dustin Bailey, assistant professor of education, has accepted a nomination to join the national accreditation council for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The decision-making body evaluates educator preparation programs throughout the U.S.

Bailey serves as chair of the College’s education department and head of the Hanover Educator Preparation Program. A member of the faculty since 2014, he teaches numerous courses, including education law, special education, professional collaboration and classroom management.

Bailey is the faculty advisor for the Hanover Student Education Association (HSEA) and supervises local and urban student teachers. He also serves on Indiana Department of Education committees and as a board member of the Indiana State Teachers Association.

Bailey’s three-year appointment to the CAEP Accreditation Council will run through June 30, 2022.

CAEP was formed in 2010 through the consolidation of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and Teacher Education Accreditation Council.