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The teacher education programs at Queens are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Measures of Effectiveness

Average GPA of Program Completers

Undergraduate Programs for BA in Elementary Ed (K-6) and/or minor in Secondary Ed (9-12)
2018-2019            3.762         
2017-2018            3.618
2016-2017            3.830
2015-2016            3.790
2014-2015            3.664

Master of Arts in Teaching (K-6)
2018-2019            3.824
2017-2018            3.912
2016-2017            3.922
2015-2016            3.900
2014-2015            3.971

Master of Education in Literacy (K-12)
2018-2019            3.899
2017-2018
            3.960
2016-2017            3.940
2015-2016            4.000
2014-2015            3.947

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership (K-12)
2018-2019            3.954
2017-2018            3.907
2016-2017
            3.909
2015-2016            3.973
2014-2015            3.991

Praxis II Testing Pass Rates:

*Only required for Secondary Education Students to obtain a license in specific subject areas.
Note: In cases where there are less than ten students taking the assessment or license/certificate, the number passing and pass rate are not reported. Therefore, this page will show N/A for cohorts of less than ten.  

2018-2019            N/A
2017-2018            N/A
2016-2017            N/A
2015-2016            100%
2014-2015            100%

N.C. Foundations of Reading and General Curriculum Tests

*Effective April 6, 2019, the General Curriculum Multi-Subject Subtest is no longer a requirement for Elementary Education (K–6) and Exceptional Children: General Curriculum (K–12) licensure.
Note: In cases where there are less than ten students taking the assessment or license/certificate, the number passing and pass rate are not reported. Therefore, this page will show N/A for cohorts of less than ten. 

2018-2019
Foundations of Reading                       100%
CKT Mathematics Subtest                     88%

2017-2018
Foundations of Reading                       100%
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject       80%
General Curriculum: Mathematics        80%

2016-2017
Foundations of Reading                        100%
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject      100%
General Curriculum: Mathematics       100%

2015-2016
Foundations of Reading                        100%
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject      100%
General Curriculum: Mathematics       100%

2014-2015
Foundations of Reading                        100%
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject      100%
General Curriculum: Mathematics       100%

PPAT Assessment Pass Rates:

*Effective September 1, 2019, required for licensure.

2018-2019       100%

Assessment of Dispositions Upon Completion of Student Teaching:

Upon completion of student teaching, candidates are assessed on their dispositions in the classroom by their cooperating teachers and university supervisors. This is for Elementary Education and Secondary Education.

 

Faculty/CT Assessment of Disposition After Candidate Completed Student Teaching 2018-2019

Faculty/CT Assessment of Disposition After Candidate Completed Student Teaching 2017-2018

Faculty/CT Assessment of Disposition After Candidate Completed Student Teaching 2016-2017

Report Card and Performance Report Data:

The impact on P-12 learning and development, indicators displaying the level of teaching effectiveness, and the satisfaction of employers and employment milestones from our graduates are reported each year in our EPP Report Card, developed and distributed by the North Carolina Department of Public Schools.

2018 Data Information:

2018 Undergraduate Report Card 

2018 Undergraduate Performance Report

2018 Graduate Report Card

2018 Graduate Performance Report

Satisfaction of Completers

Graduates from the Cato School of Education are sent a survey after their first year of teaching to rate their level of preparedness to enter the classroom.  They were asked, “Overall, how prepared were you for your first year of teaching after completing all coursework, clinical experiences, and student teaching in the Teacher Education Program at Queens University?”  100% of responses showed that program completers were satisfied with their education and selected either “adequately prepared” or “very prepared.” 

Graduation Rates

2018-2019:
UG         100%
MAT        75%
MED       100%
MEL         98%
SELA      100%
AIG          94%

2017-2018:
UG          81%
MAT       100%
MED       93%
MEL        84%
SELA      95%

2016-2017:
UG          56%
MAT        80%
MED        90%
MEL        85%
SELA      100%

Employment Post Graduation

The following shows hiring rates of program completers who were employed in education positions following graduation:

2018-2019:
UG        100%
MAT      100%
MED       This program is for current teachers only.
MEL       Data was not able to be obtained due to low number of survey responses.
SELA     90% of the program completers who primarily worked with students (serving as counselors, teachers, etc) now work primarily with teachers in an administrative role.

2017-2018:
UG         89%
MAT      100%
MED       This program is for current teachers only.
MEL       Data was not able to be obtained due to low number of survey responses.
SELA     84% of the program completers who primarily worked with students (serving as counselors, teachers, etc) now work primarily with teachers in an administrative role.

2016-2017:
UG         80%
MAT      100%
MED       This program is for current teachers only.
MEL       Data was not able to be obtained due to low number of survey responses.
SELA     71% of the program completers who primarily worked with students (serving as counselors, teachers, etc) now work primarily with teachers in an administrative role.

Student Loan Default Rates

Student loan default rates are obtained by the Federal Student Aid: An office of the U.S. Department of Education. The default rate for FY2017 is 3.4 percent.

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