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CAEP Accountability Measures

The Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice (FCE & SCJ) is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). This accreditation covers the following initial teacher preparation programs: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education - ESOL/Reading Endorsements and Bachelor of Science in Exceptional Student Education - ESOL Endorsement. The accreditation also covers the following advanced-level programs: M.S. in Reading Education, Ed.S. in Educational Leadership, M.S. in Educational Leadership, M.S. in School Counseling, and Psy.S. in School Psychology. As a requirement of CAEP accreditation, Educator Preparation Providers (EPPs) are expected to publicly and prominently display data pertaining to four accountability measures established by CAEP. Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice has reported on the four accountability measures for both Initial Licensure and Advanced-Level programs below. 

Completer Impact and Effectiveness (Component R4.1) is assessed utilizing the state’s Annual Program Performance Report (APPR) scores, which comprise 6 accountability measures, including student performance on statewide assessments (Value-Added Model). Overall APPR scores by program are reported below, in addition to Value-Added Model (VAM) data. 

Data and information pertaining to satisfaction of employers and stakeholder involvement (Components R4.2|R5.3| RA.4.1) are presented below. Employer satisfaction is assessed via Employer Satisfaction Surveys and Focus Groups. To engage stakeholders in our teacher education and educational leadership programs, FCE & SCJ hosts biannual meetings with district and school partners (Teacher Preparation Advisory Council – TPAC; Educational Leadership Advisory Council – ELAC). TPAC and ELAC meeting minutes are presented below. 

Candidate Competency at Program Completion (Component R3.3 | RA3.4) is assessed via candidate pass rates on the Florida Teacher Certification Exams (FTCEs) and Florida Educational Leadership Exam (FELE). Candidate pass rates and state pass rates by exam are presented in the tables below. 

Accountability Measure 4, the ability of completers to be hired in education positions for which they have prepared, is assessed utilizing District Evaluation Data provided by the state. Teacher evaluation scores by program are presented in the tables below. 

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