Department of Education

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Accreditation

Creighton’s educator preparation programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and by the Higher Learning Commission.

13:1 student-to-faculty ratio; 100% full-time faculty with doctoral degree; 750 hours of fieldwork for candidates; 3.70 average GPA for teacher candidates; 93% average pass rate for exams; 3 Alice Buffet Teacher award winners

91% of teacher education graduates had a full-time position 6 months after graduation

Annual Reporting Measures 16/17 (CAEP Component 5.4 | A.5.4)

Teacher Education Program Completers:

Impact on P-12 Student Learning & Development

(CAEP Component 4.1)

P-12 Student Assessment Data

Elementary Teacher ED Program

Secondary Teacher ED Program

Measures were being developed

Measures were being developed

Teacher Education Program Completers: Indicators of Teaching Effectiveness

(CAEP Component 4.2)

Elementary Teacher ED Program

Secondary Teacher ED Program

Structured Observation by CU Faculty

Evaluation by 1st Year Principal

Structured Observation by CU Faculty

Evaluation by 1st Year Principal

Being developed

CU Avg. 3.0

NE Avg. 2.6

Being developed

CU Avg. 2.9

NE Avg. 2.6

Satisfaction of Employers of Our Program Completers

(CAEP Component 4.3 | A.4.1)

Teacher ED Program

Advanced Programs

Evaluation by Principal

Measure being developed

Creighton AVG = 2.7

State-Wide AVG = 2.5

Completer Retention in the Education Profession

(CAEP Component 4.3 | A.4.1)

CU 4-Year Retention 79%

State-Wide AVG   78%

Measure being developed

Satisfaction of Our Completers

(CAEP Component 4.4 | A.4.2)

AVG Score 2.2

Frequently Felt Prepared

Scale 0—3

Measure being developed

Graduation Rate

Undergrad in 6 Years 79%

Graduate in 6 Years

 98%

Licensure Exam Pass Rate

100%

96%

Percentage of Graduates:

Working full-time, in full-time graduate studies, or in full-time volunteer program 6 months after graduation

98%

98%

Student Loan Default Rate

02%

02%

News

Graduates in the News

Magis Teacher Corps graduate Clare Heurter awarded a Yale Educator Award

Hannah Smith, BA'16, receives Fulbright Teaching Award

Graduate Profiles

Scott Quinn
Scott Quinn
High School Theology Teacher

Jessica
Jessica Sturgeon

7th Grade Biology Teacher

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2012 Nebraska Teacher of the Year: Luisa Palomo