The Bellarmine University Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education (AFTSOE) prioritizes the use of data as part of its assessment and continuous improvement process. The data provided below represents a snapshot summary of survey reports, state data reports, and teacher candidate performance assessment data. Data are acquired from sources including the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB); Educational Testing Service (ETS); Bellarmine Career Development Center and the Bellarmine University Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness. We have provided links to these data to assist prospective and current students, faculty, accrediting bodies, the public, and researchers. Please contact Dr. Tara Ising, Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator ( before including any of this information in reports or research.

Teacher Preparation Data

AFTSOE Graduates


The AFTSOE underwent an intensive self-study in preparation for its accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in October 2012. We are currently preparing for our Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)/EPSB accreditation visit, scheduled for Fall 2019.

AFTSOE is fully accredited at the national and state levels by NCATE and EPSB.

Bellarmine University is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Bellarmine University Institutional Data