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Alder Graduate School of Education

2946 Broadway

Redwood City, CA 94062

United States

Telephone: 650-362-3997


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Mark Goor

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: March 30, 2022

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2019

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 315

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. Other

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerMariah KleinRegistrar, Credentials Analyst, and
Board of Directors ChairStu McLaughlinChair of Alder Board of
Chief Academic OfficerShayna
Chief Executive OfficerHeather KirkpatrickPresident and
Chief Financial OfficerErik BrownChief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchDavid RothDirector of Data Strategy &
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
Alder Graduate School of EducationRedwood CityMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Master of Arts in EducationMasters2010On-Site
Master of Arts in EducationMasters2022Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Offsite Review
Fall2024Accreditation Visit