Teacher Preparation Program

20 U.S.C. 1022d-1022gDCL GEN 08-12, page 48

Each school must provide a report annually to the state and to the general public.  The states must submit to the U.S. Department of Education, and make available to the public, an annual report containing school and state-level information.  The Department makes the state reports available to the public.

The school reports include:

  • Goals- information about whether goals have been met, activities implemented to achieve goals, and steps taken to improve performance in meeting goals
  • Assurances – description of activities the school has implemented to meet assurances
  • Pass rates and scaled scores for the most recent year for which information is available on assessments used by state for teacher certification or licensure that have been taken by students who are enrolled in the teacher preparation program and students who have completed the program during the prior 2 years
  • Program information – admission criteria; enrollment disaggregated by race, ethnicity, and gender; average number of hours of supervised clinical experience; number of full-time equivalent faculty and students in the supervised clinical experience; total number of students who have been certified or licensed as teachers, disaggregated by subject and area of certification or licensure
  • Statement of approval or accreditation of program (if required by the state)
  • Whether the state has designated the program as low-performing
  • Description of activities that prepare teachers to effectively use technology in instruction and to collect, manage, and analyze data

Description of activities that prepare teachers to teach effectively students with disabilities and students who have limited English proficiency