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2019-20 CAEP Accreditation Data

The School of Education’s educational leadership and teacher preparation programs and the College of Arts and Science’s interdisciplinary studies and secondary licensure tracks programs are awarded accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for a period of seven years, to 12/31/2023.  The programs accredited are Educational Leadership, Elementary Education (M.Ed.), K-12 Special Education, Gifted Education, Career Switcher (Alternative Licensure) for Middle and High Schools, English as a Second Language, Reading Specialist, Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Secondary Teacher Licensure tracks. The accreditation does not include individual education courses that these programs offer to P-12 educators for professional development, re-licensure, or other purposes. 1140 19th St NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036, (202) 223-0077.

CAEP has defined a set of annual reporting measures which allow Education Preparation Providers (EPPs) to provide information to the public on both program outcome and program impact and to demonstrate continuous improvement. Annually, the School of Education publicly displays data pertaining to each of the Annual Reporting Measures.

In compliance with CAEP Standard 4.1 Provider shares a direct link to the EPPs website where data relevant to each of the 8 Annual Reporting Measures are clearly tagged, explained, and displayed.

Annual Reporting Measures (CAEP Component 5.4 | A.5.4)
Impact Measures (CAEP Standard 4)Outcome Measures
1. Impact on P-12 learning and development (Component 4.1)

The portfolio is used as an assessment tool not only for individual candidates but also to determine and re-examine trends in candidate development within and across programs. The portfolio contains products and artifacts chosen by the candidate with the guidance of faculty and the professional education community in order to provide evidence of content, pedagogical and professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to help our candidates positively impact student learning.

Initial Licensure Programs
5. Graduation Rates (initial & advanced levels)1

Initial Licensure ProgramsAdvanced Leadership Programs
2. Indicators of teaching effectiveness (Component 4.2)

The evaluations of the student teaching or internships includes the students’ level of reflection, the observations of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor, and observations by other professionals such as a building administrator depending upon the need and practices of the particular school division. These evaluations relate especially to the student teacher’s or intern’s documented teaching skill.

Initial Licensure Programs
6. Licensure Rate for Initial and Advanced Leadership Programs

The Virginia Department of Education Biennial Report Accountability Measure #1 includes the number of program completers and the number of program exiters for the current biennial period. Accountability Measure #1 also indicates pass rates for each required licensure examination.
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By federal law, universities providing teacher education programs must annually report on program requirements, admissions and completion data, and assessment pass rates.
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Advanced Leadership Programs
3. Satisfaction of employers and employment milestones (Component 4.3 | A.4.1)

Regent University participates in the Virginia Education Assessment Collaborative Employer Survey for Initial Licensure programs. The Virginia Education Assessment Collaborative utilizes a common survey of program completers and their employers using the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Uniform Performance Standards for teachers. Benchmarking with the other VEAC participants, Regent University can better understand program strengths and areas for improvement.
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Advanced Leadership Programs
7. Ability of completers to be hired in education positions for which they have prepared (initial & advanced levels)

Standardized assessments are mandated for teacher licensure by the Virginia Department of Education. These assessments demonstrate academic and skill achievement in a variety of content areas for program completers.

Initial Licensure ProgramsAdvanced Leadership Programs
4. Satisfaction of completers (Component 4.4 | A.4.2)

Regent University participates in the Virginia Education Assessment Collaborative Completer Survey for Initial Licensure programs. The Virginia Education Assessment Collaborative utilizes a common survey of program completers and their employers using the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Uniform Performance Standards for teachers. Benchmarking with the other VEAC participants, Regent University can better understand teacher program strengths and areas for improvement.
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Advanced Leadership Programs
8. Student loan default rates and other consumer information (initial & advanced levels)2

Initial Licensure Programs: Elementary Education PK-6, Interdisciplinary Studies PK-6, K-12 Special Education, Career Switchers and Secondary Education (English, History & Social Studies, Mathematics)

Advanced Leadership Programs: Gifted & Talented, Educational Leadership, K-12 School Leadership, Math Specialist and Reading Specialist