The All College Teacher Education Committee (ACTEC) is composed of representatives from each of these teacher preparation programs. ACTEC sets general policy and procedures to ensure that all Ithaca College teacher education programs meet or surpass New York State and national accreditation standards. Originally established in 1966, ACTEC was made a standing committee of the college in 1972 and is the governing body of teacher education at Ithaca College. All teacher education programs at Ithaca College adhere to the 2011 InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards.
All teacher education programs at Ithaca College are accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). Additionally, Ithaca College is accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The School of Music is accredited by The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology within the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.