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Teacher Candidate Outcomes and Measures

Candidate Admission Characteristics and Outcomes

The average scores of candidates admitted to the teacher education program during the past 3 academic years are found in the table below:

GPAACTSATCASA MathCASA ReadingCASA Writing
2016-20173.5621.51015236236229
2015-20163.4823.5875***
2014-20153.3920995236239225

Clinical Practice Requirements and Outcomes

Field Experiences are the heart and joy of teacher education. Indiana Tech students spend time working with students in K-12 schools every semester!

  • Field/Clinical Hours Required: 320
  • Length of Student Teaching: 16 Weeks
  • Percentage of Candidates Successfully Completing Student Teaching in 2016-2017: 100%

Program Completer Characteristics and Outcomes

The majority of Indiana Tech School of Education graduates are employed in public and private schools, day cares, and other education related fields.

Completer Employment Status

GraduatesEmployed in a position for which they were preparedEmployed in education outside of their preparation programEnrolled in Higher EducationEmployed outside of EducationEmployment status unknown
2015-201667%11%22%
2014-201550%30%10%10%
2013-201455%22%22%

Surveys of program completers in 2015-2106 showed that 96% of graduates were satisfied with the education program!

Candidate Impact on P-12 Student Performance

Indiana Tech School of Education graduates are overwhelmingly rated by their Principals  as Effective or Highly Effective Teachers in their first 3 years of teaching!

IneffectiveImprovement NecessaryEffectiveHighly Effectivenot rated
2015-2016, Indiana Techno data reported from state, less than 10 completers
2014-2015, Indiana Tech6.25%68.75%18.75%6.25%
2014-2015, State Data.39%1.60%48.65%39.97%9.39%
2013-2014, Indiana Tech14.28%64.28%21.42%
2013-2014, State Data.33%1.78%53.89%35.35%8.64%

For the last 3 years, over 81% of principals and mentor teachers rated our student teachers and graduates as good or excellent!

Completer GPA

School of Education graduatesIndiana Tech graduates
2016-20173.352.41
2015-20163.492.36
2014-20153.452.30

Indiana Tech School of Education graduates have a higher GPA than other graduates of IT. This may be due, in part, to our mission which is to provide under-served and first generation students with a pathway to a college degree and expanded career opportunities. In order to be accepted into the SOE, a 3.0 GPA is required and must be maintained.