Educator Preparation Provider
Welcome to Fort Valley State’s Professional Educational Unit’s data website. The Epp is currently accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher (NCATE) an in fall 2019 will be seeking national accreditation through the council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP has identified eight (8) annual outcomes and impact measures and requires EPPS to provide data that can be shared widely. These measures include:
IMPACT ON P-12 LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT (CANDIDATES PERFORMANCE DURING PRE-SERVICE)
Data should be made available within the next year. The 2017-2018 school year is a pilot year for the state to examine data.
IMPACT ON TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS
Partner districts are in the process of administering the Georgia Milestones assessments during spring 2018, which determines our completers’ effectiveness and impact on growth. Data should be made available within the next year.
SATISFACTION OF EMPLOYERS
|Completer||Content Knowledge||Pedagogical Skills||Technology Usage to Enhance Learning||Behavior Management||Evidences a Caring Disposition||Understanding of and Appreciation for Diversity||Student Total Score|
The Employers Survey 2016-2017 was completed by school administrators. Completers at the initial and advanced levels were rated at the 1- unacceptable, 2- acceptable, and 3 – target levels. An analysis revealed that all completers performed at least at the acceptable level in 4 of 6 areas. The overall mean score of 2.2 reveals administrators were pleased with the performance of initial educators in content knowledge, pedagogy, technology, dispositions and diversity. Completers were approaching acceptable in behavior management.
|Completer||Content Knowledge||Pedagogical Skills||Technology Usage to Enhance Learning||Evidences a Caring Disposition||Understanding of and Appreciation for Diversity||Student Total Score|
|Completers||Content Knowledge||Pedagogical Skills||Technology Usage to Enhance Learning||Evidences a Caring Disposition||Understanding of and Appreciation for Diversity||Student Total Score|
Analyses of advanced ratings indicated an overall mean rating of 2.8, which indicated that completers performance at this level were approaching target. Just as administrators were pleased with the performance of initial completers, they were equally as pleased with the performance of advanced completers.
SATISFACTION OF COMPLETERS
Completers (2016-2017) at the initial and advanced levels reported they felt adequately prepared for their jobs, employing the Completers’ Survey. Students responses ranged from 3- strongly, 2- agree, to 1- disagree. The overall mean rating was a 2.73, indicating that responses approached strongly agree.
|Mean Ratings for Health & Physical Education:|
|· Student 1 3.00|
|· Student 2 3.00|
|· Student 3 2.52|
|· Student 4 2.36|
|Mean Rating: 2.72|
|Mean Ratings for Elementary Special Education|
|· Student 5 2.60|
|· Student 6 2.48|
|· Student 7 2.92|
|· Student 8 2.68|
|Mean Rating 2.67|
|• Middle Grades|
|· Student 9 2.60|
|· Student 10 3.00|
|· Student 11 2.80|
|Mean Rating 2.80|
|Overall Means 2.73|
Results indicated that the areas where students felt most prepared were (1) instructional adaptations to improve student learning (3.0), (2) respecting privacy and confidentiality (3.0), (3) providing feedback to students (2.9) and (4) organizing classroom space (2.9). The areas where candidates felt least prepared were (1) classroom management (2.5) and (2) student behavioral strategies (2.45) A reoccurring comment was the need to integrate the use of technology. Overall, findings indicated that completers felt prepared.
GRADUATION RATES FOR ADVANCED AND INITIAL
- Graduation rates for the initial and advanced programs during 2016-1017 was 100%.
IMPACT ON LICENSING (GACE & EDTPA) (2016-2017)
- GACE Pass rate: 94%
- EdTPA Pass rate: 90%
IMPACT ON HIRING IN POSITIONS WHERE PREPARED
- Initial Completers: 100%
- Advanced Completers: 50%
LOAN DEFAULT RATES AND CONSUMER INFORMATION