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Troy University’s College of Education is committed as an Education Preparation Provider (EPP) to prepare and develop informed, innovative, reflective, globally-minded and effective professional teacher candidates. Candidate performance is carefully monitored at various milestones during their program to promote positive student learning outcomes. Troy University’s College of Education, in accordance with our various accreditation and assessment measures, seek to demonstrate our candidates’ accountability and provide transparent data concerning student performance. This is facilitated not only by our academic excellence in the areas of educator preparation for licensure, but is enhanced further by many hours of clinical field experience within a diverse range of schools and educational institutions.

Undergraduate and Initial Certification Programs

2016-2017

College of Education Department of Teacher

TRADITIONAL UNDERGRADUATES

Fall 2016-Spring 2017

ACT Scores Troy University Average Compared to the National Average Scale Score
Average: 22.63 >63%

Total Number of Program Completers GPA

Graduating Fall 2016-Spring 2017 Total Undergraduate Median GPA for All Majors
176 3.49

Total Number of Program Completers (Male and Female)

Graduating Fall 2016-Spring 2017 Male Female
Total: 176 35 141
% of the Program Completers 20% 80%
Majors Number of Completers
Biology 1
Collaborative (K-6) 10
Collaborative (6-12) 5
Early Childhood 4
Elementary 104
English Language Arts 7
General Science 2
Health/Physical Education 2
History 2
Mathmatics 8
Music 11
Physical Education 8
Social Science 10
Theatre 2
Total 176

ALT-A GRADUATES

Fall 2016-Spring 2017

ACT Scores Troy University Average Compared to the National Average Scale Score
Average: 21.21 >57%

Total Number of Program Completers Alt-A TEP Admission GPA

Graduating Fall 2016-Spring 2017 Total Alt-A Graduate Median TEP Admission GPA for All Majors
13 3.64

Total Number of Program Completers Alt-A GPA

Graduating Fall 2016-Spring 2017 Total Alt-A Graduate Median GPA for All Majors
13 3.75

Total Number of Program Completers Alt-A (Male and Female)

Graduating Fall 2016-Spring 2017 Male Female
Total: 176 1 12
% of the Program Completers 8% 92%

Total Number of Program Completers Alt-A (Male and Female)

Majors Number of Completers
Collaborative (K-6) 1
Elementary 4
English Language Arts 3
Mathmatics 4
Music 1
Total 13

2016-2017

Troy University Graduate, A, completed a Pre-Assessment, taught the lesson, and then completed a Post-Assessment on Foreshadowing. The average score for the Pre-Assessment was 35%. The average score for the Post-Assessment was 82.75%. The impact on student learning indicated a 47.75% average gain from Pre to Post assessment.

Fall 2016 Employer Survey Report


2016-2017

We are excited about the potential for growth of our new hire!

2016-2017

I'm a proud graduate of Troy University. Thank you for continuing to prepare graduates for jobs in the educational field.

2016-2017

90% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to communicate high expectations.

62% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to monitor student performance.

81% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to measure student progress systematically.

86% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to provide feedback about student performance.

90% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to use assesment results.

86% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to manage class time.

62% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to manage student behavior.

100% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to speak clearly, correctly, and coherently utilizing standard English.

100% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to write clearly, correctly, and coherently utilizing standard English.

100% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared for the legal and procedural requirements of your role (i.e., school law).

85% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to develop an awareness and understanding of the school and its community.

2012-2017 Candidate Exit Survey Outcomes

Over the seven cycles of data collected relating to Troy University’s College of Education Department of Teacher Education’s Candidate Exit Survey responses to question; 2.3 How well were you prepared to develop an effective lesson? ACCRS/ InTASC #7/#8
95% (782 of 815) of the candidates responded in the Excellent or Good Preparation range.
5% (33 of 815) of the candidates responded in the Weak or Unsatisfactory Preparation range.

Over the seven cycles of data collected relating to Troy University’s College of Education Department of Teacher Education’s Candidate Exit Survey responses to question; 3.1 How well were you prepared to monitor student performance? InTASC #6
95% (782 of 817) of the candidates responded in the Excellent or Good Preparation range.
5% (35 of 817) of the candidates responded in the Weak or Unsatisfactory Preparation range.

Over the seven cycles of data collected relating to Troy University’s College of Education Department of Teacher Education’s Candidate Exit Survey responses to question; 5.1 How well were you prepared to involve students in interaction? ACCRS/ InTASC #5/#8
97% (798 of 815) of the candidates responded in the Excellent or Good Preparation range.
3% (17 of 815) of the candidates responded in the Weak or Unsatisfactory Preparation range.

2016-2017

College of Education Traditional Undergraduates

Fall 2016-Spring 2017

Majors Number of Completers
Biology 1
Collaborative (K-6) 10
Collaborative (6-12) 5
Early Childhood 4
Elementary 104
English Language Arts 7
General Science 2
Health/Physical Education 2
History 2
Mathmatics 8
Music 11
Physical Education 8
Social Science 10
Theatre 2
Total 176

College of Education Alt-A Graduates

Fall 2016-Spring 2017

Majors Number of Completers
Collaborative (K-6) 1
Elementary 4
English Language Arts 3
Mathmatics 4
Music 1
Total 13

2016-2017

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Graduate and Advanced Certification Programs

Troy University ranks number 4 in most affordable Online Masters in Elementary Education by College Choice.

Troy University’s College of Education offers a CAEP-accredited, online Master of Science in Education with a concentration in Elementary Education that prepares students for leadership. The purpose of Troy’s Master of Education graduate program is to develop innovative, informed, reflective decision makers with outstanding pedagogical training.

Troy University’s online MS in Education is a 36-credit program designed for practicing teachers in public or private school settings. Courses are 100 percent online – though some courses are also available on campus for students who prefer a hybrid program. Troy’s program also allows for flexible course planning, so that students are not confined to regimented course sequences and can take full- or part-time course loads. All teacher education certification programs are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education.

The U.S. Department of Education reports that high-quality teacher preparation can make a dramatic impact on student outcomes – even outweighing negative factors like poverty.

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2016-2017

100% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Advanced Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to communicate high expectations.

67% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Advanced Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to monitor student performance.

78% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Advanced Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to measure student progress systematically.

100% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Advanced Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to provide feedback about student performance.

100% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Advanced Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to use assesment results.

78% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Advanced Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to manage class time.

78% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Advanced Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to manage student behavior.

100% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Advanced Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to speak clearly, correctly, and coherently utilizing standard English.

100% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Advanced Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to write clearly, correctly, and coherently utilizing standard English.

100% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Advanced Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared for the legal and procedural requirements of your role (i.e., school law).

100% of Troy University College of Education Department of Teacher Advanced Completers that responded feel Moderately Well to Extremely Well prepared to develop an awareness and understanding of the school and its community.

2016-2017

Data in Progress

The purpose of all certification programs in the College of Education is to develop practicing master teachers, instructional support personnel, and education specialists who more effectively serve students in P-12 settings. As master teachers, instructional support personnel, and education specialists, they participate as leaders in their schools and contribute to their profession.

Candidates completing an approved teacher certification program are eligible to apply for the Alabama Class A professional certificate.

2016-2017

The student loan default rates can be viewed at College Navigator underneath Cohort Default Rates.

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