UT Tyler

UT Tyler School of Education

Accreditation

The School of Education is dedicated to excellence in the preparation of educators. We work to provide the strongest programs for our students. We demonstrate this commitment to excellence through our accreditation efforts. The School of Education is accredited the Texas Education Agency, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and UT Tyler is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The College of Education and School of Education at The University of Texas at Tyler are proud of our programs and graduates. As part of this pride in our educator preparation programs, we are pleased to provide information about our program completers/graduates available to others.

Note: Accountability data is always a full year behind the academic calendar.

 

Initial Educator Preparation Program Accountability Data:

Criteria

EC-6

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All-Level/Secondary

Number of Initial Teacher candidates in Fall 2015

224 (68 finishers)

50 (17 finishers)

74 (20 finishers)

300 hours of education coursework

945

360

300

30 hours of field-based experiences

165

69

94

14 Weeks of student teaching

14 weeks

14 weeks

14 weeks

Observations outside of student teaching

2/3
(Phase II/Phase III)

6/3/3
(Block 1/Block 2/Block 3)

2/3
(Phase II/Phase III)

Observations during clinical teaching by University Supervisor

5

12 (5 formals)

5

Percentage of undergraduate students who earn degrees and simultaneously earn certification

88.56%

 

SOE Graduate Program Educator Preparation Program Accountability Data:

Criteria Reading Educational Diagnostician

Number of Graduate Professional

62

57

Practicum Hours (160 minimum)

160

160

Observations during Practicum by on-site mentor and university supervisor

3

3

 

TExES Information:

For the 2015-2016 academic year, here is a breakdown of our passing rates on the TExES certification exams in all of our program areas within the School of Education. We also include informed according to various categories of students taking TExES exams. In the state of Texas, the accountability level deemed acceptable is an 80% passing rate. Passing rates are determined by the last time a candidate takes a certification from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016.

For 2015-2016, the UT Tyler College of Education had 286 completers in our various educator preparation programs.

Passing Rate for All Categories: 94%

Passing Rates According to Various Categories:

  • Female: 98%
  • Male: 96%
  • African American: 92%
  • Hispanic: 92%
  • Other: 83%
  • White: 100%

Passing Rates According to Certification Areas for 2014-2015:

Certification Description

Tests Taken

Tests Passed

Pass Rate

Bilingual Target Language Proficient Test--Spanish

3

3

100%

Bilingual Education Supplemental

3

3

100%

Core Subjects EC-6

41

36

87.8%

English Language Arts and Reading - IC

7

6

85.7%

English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental - IC

19

19

100%

Generalist EC-6 - IC

26

26

100%

LOTE: Spanish - IC

1

1

100%

Mathematics 4-8 - IC

11

10

90.9%

Mathematics 7-12 - IC

1

1

100%

Music EC-12 - IC

5

5

100%

Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 - IC

117

117

100%

Physical Education EC-12 - IC

4

4

100%

Science 4-8 - IC

5

5

100%

Social Studies 7-12 - IC

3

3

100%

Special Education EC-12 - IC

5

5

100%

Educational Diagnostician - PC

33

29

87.9%

Reading Specialist - PC

19

19

100%

IC: Initial Certification
PC: Professional Certification

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