Candidate Performance Data

How Are Our Teacher Candidates Doing?

Department of Teacher Education initial certification candidates compile excellent academic records according to internal and external measures.  Our candidates do very well on external examinations required for certification. 

Average GPA for Program Completers

Initial Teacher Preparation Completers: 2012-2013

Program

Number of Teacher Candidates

Average GPA

Early Childhood Education

*

3.18

Early Childhood/Elementary Education

*

3.68

Elementary Education

51

3.54

Secondary Education

33

3.44

Special Education

22

3.45

K-12 Education

12

3.35

*Denotes a value of 10 or less

Summary Pass Rate for Illinois Content Area Test and Academic Proficiency Test

Initial Teacher Preparation Completers:  All Programs

Year

Number Taking Tests

Number Passing Tests

Pass Rate (%)

  2012-13

     Content Area Test

     Academic Proficiency Test

127

127

127

127

100

100

  2011-12

    Content Area Test

    Academic Proficiency Test

109

109

109

109

100

100

  2010-11

   Content Area Test

   Academic Proficiency Test

132

132

132

132

100

100

 

Title II Certification Reports