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Program Review Board

The Educator Preparation Program Review Board (EPPRB) is a seven-member board established by the WVBE. Among its many duties and responsibilities, the EPPRB is charged with reviewing all initially proposed programs in order to submit or withhold a recommendation for program approval to the WVBE. The EPPRB is also charged with reviewing all proposed substantive changes to existing WVBE-approved programs and submitting or withholding a recommendation for acceptance of such changes to the WVBE. Finally, the EPPRB reviews reports from accreditation boards to recommend institutions' programs for continuing program approval.

Proposed Program Requirements

Proposed Changes to Program Requirements

 

Programs intending to submit a proposal must declare intent at a minimum of 60 days prior to the scheduled meeting and documents must be submitted to the Office of Professional Preparation no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled meeting.

EPPRB Calendar

Fall 2015

  • July 23, 2015 -- Letter of intent to submit program for review due to WVDE
  • August 23, 2015 -- Submission of program for review due to WVDE
  • September 23, 2015 -- EPPRB Meeting
  • October or November -- Program (if ready) eligible to be presented to WVBE for approval

Spring 2016

  • December 3, 2015 -- Letter of intent to submit program for review due to WVDE
  • January 3, 2016 -- Submission of program for review due to WVDE
  • February 3, 2016 -- EPPRB Meeting
  • March or April -- Program (if ready) eligible to be presented to WVBE for approval

Summer 2016

  • April 15, 2016 -- Letter of intent to submit program for review due to WVDE
  • May 15, 2016 -- Submission of program for review due to WVDE
  • June 15, 2016 -- EPPRB Meeting
  • July or August -- Program (if ready) eligible to be presented to WVBE for approval