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

UTeach

All-Level/Secondary

Number of Initial Teacher candidates in 2017-2018

349 (116 finishers)

45 (9 finishers)

48 (9 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

 

SOE Graduate Program Educator Preparation Program Accountability Data:

Criteria Reading Specialist/MRT
Educational Diagnostician Principal Superintendent School Counselor

Number of Graduate Professional

102

105

322

109

101

Practicum Hours (160 minimum)

160

160

160

160

160

Observations during Practicum by on-site mentor and university supervisor

3

3

3

3

3

 

TExES Information:

For the 2017-2018 academic year, here is a breakdown of our passing rates on the TExES certification exams in all of our program areas.  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, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

For 2017-2018, the UT Tyler College of Education & Psychology had 354 completers in our various educator preparation programs.

Passing Rate for the Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR exam:  100%  The state requires at least 85%.

PPR Passing Rates, Disaggregated:

  • Female: 100%
  • Male: 100%
  • Hispanic: 100%
  • White: 100%

Non-PPR Passing Rates, Disaggregated:

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

Passing Rates According to Certification Areas for 2017-2018:

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