ACTEC reports to the provost and vice president for academic affairs while issuing minutes and agenda to the Faculty Council. ACTEC is comprised of one faculty member from each teacher education program selected by the dean and/or chair and identified as the "program coordinator," one additional faculty member from the Department of Music Education, the chairs of the departments of Health Promotion and Physical Education and Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, the dean from each school offering a teacher education program, and the Associate Provost of Academic Affairs, who serves as chair. Administrative support is provided by the School of Humanities and Sciences; the Field Experience Coordinator and Accreditation Coordinator serve as ex officio members of the committee.
Committee duties include:
- Conduct review of all new programs and substantial changes in curricular content related to policies established by ACTEC.
- Monitor the unit assessment system for effectiveness and fairness; make recommendations for the purposes of program improvement.
- Investigate and provide recommendations concerning ongoing developments in the field of education.