About Us

The mission of the Office of Accreditation and Analytics (OAA) is to support college faculty, staff, and administration efforts to provide high-quality academic programs that prepare our students to make meaningful contributions to their profession and the communities they serve.

The core values of the OAA team are:
Organization,
Accuracy, and
Actionability

The OAA team strives to uphold these core values while working with college stakeholders to develop and implement strategic plans related to institutional accreditation, state program approval, and continuous program improvement. OAA also supports CEDHP engagement with schools, organizations, and the community, to put research into action. Simply stated, through data collection and analysis, the OAA team facilitates college leadership’s data-driven decision-making to enhance the quality of CEDHP educational programs and program graduates.

The organizational structure of the Office of Accreditation and Analytics (OAA) provides a team approach to facilitating ongoing accreditation, program approval, assessment, analytics, and practical application of research:

Accreditation and Program Approval

Roanne G. Brice, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Director for Accreditation and Program Approval

Department: Accreditation and Analytics

Office: ED 209G
Phone: 407-823-0374
Email

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Orin Smith, Ed.D., MHRM

Coordinator for Accreditation and Program Approval

Department: Accreditation and Analytics

Office: ED 206C
Phone: 407-823-0182
Email

Assessment, Analytics, and Applications

Matthew Munyon, Ph.D., N.C.C.

Director for Assessment, Analytics and Applications

Department: Accreditation and Analytics

Office: ED 223H
Phone: 407-823-0664
Email

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Shiva Jahani, Ph.D.

Coordinator for Statistical Research

Department: Accreditation and Analytics

Office: ED 223K
Phone: 407-823-1756
Email
MingMing Zhou

Doctoral Graduate Assistant

Department: Accreditation and Analytics

Office: ED 223
Email

Accreditation

National Accreditations

In addition to UCF’s accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the College of Education and Human Performance (CEDHP) is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Within the college, the Counselor Education program has maintained its accreditation through the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) since 1997. Similarly, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) has been recognizing the quality of CEDHP’s School Psychology program since 1989.

SACSCOC, NCATE, CACREP, and NASP accreditations are all significant endorsements of the outstanding education provided to our students.

State Program Approval

CEDHP educator preparation programs (EPP), at the undergraduate and graduate levels, undergo a rigorous state-approval process through the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE). The state approval process requires EPPs to provide exhaustive evidence of program continuous improvement and alignment with Florida state statute and State Board of Education rules designed to ensure EPP excellence.

National Rankings and Recognitions

CEDHP in the top 100 Best Graduate Schools of Education (2017).

1stSport & Exercise Science, Faculty
Nationally peer-reviewed research publications; National Academy of Kinesiology, 2015

2ndEducational Leadership, Online Master’s
BestColleges.com, 2017

6thSport & Exercise Science, Doctoral
National Academy of Kinesiology, 2015

7thCounselor Education, Graduate Programs
U.S. News & World Report, 2017

20thExceptional Student Education, Master’s
U.S. News & World Report, 2017

Assessment Data

The College of Education and Human Performance (CEDHP) at the University of Central Florida is committed to the use of data to continually improve our programs. On an annual basis, the CEDHP uses various types of assessment data to evaluate program effectiveness and impact, candidate performance, employer satisfaction, and P-12 student learning gains. The unit applies an integrated approach to continuous quality improvement (CQI) at all levels and employs the university's institutional effectiveness (IE) assessment system to promote, manage, and document CQI initiatives and achievements. Every degree-granting academic program has an individualized IE assessment plan. For example, all programs that require candidates to pass the applicable Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) as a graduation requirement include a measure to collect, analyze, and apply FTCE sub-score data for program improvement. This ensures that all affected programs employ this powerful data source that offers strong potential to help identify opportunities to improve program quality and, in turn, candidate performance. Programs also typically use selected, key formative and/or summative course-based assessments, candidate exit surveys, and other sources of information to provide a balance of internal and external direct measures and indirect measures to help guide CQI decisions. Data are reviewed in an ongoing annual basis to identify strengths and possible areas for programmatic continuous quality improvement (CQI).

See Program Candidate and Completer Performance Data

LiveText

Welcome to the LiveText support website for the UCF College of Education and Human Performance!

LiveText is a web-based tool used by the college to collect, analyze, and act upon student- and program-level data. More specifically, LiveText is a system that ensures programs have the information necessary to support student growth toward national, state, and professional standards of excellence.

For additional information on LiveText, including tutorials and FAQs, please visit the college’s student and faculty LiveText support pages or www.livetext.com. Alternatively, specific LiveText questions or concerns can be emailed to livetext@ucf.edu.

The following programs in the College of Education and Human Performance have LiveText requirements. Click on a program name for a list of the program’s required LiveText assignments, by course code.

Resources

Faculty and staff are encouraged to these user-friendly systems first when needing to retrieve data. The Office of Accreditation and Analytics (OAA), the UCF Office of Institutional Research, and the Office of Operational Excellence and Assessment Support (OEAS) provide training to faculty and staff on how to access and use these data resources.

Code of Professional Conduct
Data Access
Pegasus Mine Portal
UCF OEAS Knowledgebase