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Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) Data

On October 24, 2016 the School Counselor and Educational Leadership Programs were awarded TEAC Accreditation status by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for seven years.

The Initial Teacher Preparation Program was also awarded TEAC Initial Accreditation status for five years. Currently the School of Education and Human Services (SEHS) is working to achieve accreditation for the entire school. In the process of achieving CAEP accreditation, the SEHS strives to meet UST’s mission of creating leaders of faith and character through a process of critical self-inquiry.

Each year we post data for public review related to satisfaction of completers, employers, passing rates for licensing, and other information related to the ability of the school to meet the rigorous CAEP standards.

Standards

4.2 and 4.4 - Satisfaction of Completers

The School of Education and Human Services Graduate Exit Survey indicates high satisfaction of graduates who responded to the survey.  Texas Education Agency surveys all new teachers regarding effectiveness of their university preparation.

4.3 - Satisfaction of Employers

Texas Education Agency requires all principals complete the following survey specific to the effectiveness of new teachers. All of the state data yielded is disaggregated by university.

4.5 - Graduate Rates - Initial Teacher Certification

The following table indicates the graduation rate for the Initial Teacher Preparation Program.

4.6 - Ability of Completers to Meet Licensing (Certification) and Any Additional State Requirements

The following table indicates the passing rates for various content examinations attempted by Initial Teacher Preparation Program candidates and the School Counselor, Educational Diagnostician, Reading Specialist, and Principal Preparation Programs for the past three years.

4.7 - Ability of Completers to be Hired in Education Positions (initial and advanced levels)

The following table details the specifics as to Initial Teacher Preparation Program graduates and their places of employment or pursuit of graduate education opportunities.

4.8 - Student Loan Default Rates

The following table provides information on student loan default rates for the past three years.