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Candidate Performance Data

Ready2Teach Reports

Ready2Teach Annual Reports by Center Research in Educational Policy (CREP). The Ready2Teach initiative implemented a four-year, field/clinically focused program design at Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) institutions. CREP was contracted with TBR to evaluate the progress and effectiveness of the initiative. The reports below include the quantitative and qualitative results for our programs, including feedback from completers and employers.

Instructional Leadership Licensure Exam Results

School Leadership Series Exam Reports:

The following annual reports illustrate the pass rates for all Instructional Leadership test takers. The reports are broken up into national, statewide (noted as Tennessee Department of Education), and at Tennessee Tech (noted as Institution: Tennessee Technological University) sections.

Praxis Exam Results

Praxis Exam Institutional Summary Reports:

The following annual reports illustrate the pass rates for all initial licensure test takers. This includes undergraduate, post-bac, and alternative initial licensure candidates. The reports are broken up into national, statewide (noted as Tennessee Department of Education), and at Tennessee Tech (noted as Institution: Tennessee Technological University) sections.

State Report Card Results

State of Tennessee Report Card on the Effectiveness of Teacher Training:

Tennessee Tech University Educator Preparation Report Card on the Effectiveness of Teacher Training:

Title II Institution and Program Report Card Results

The following reports demonstrate our programs' progress and completion toward federal Title II requirements, including high-need endorsement areas. Traditional reports include undergraduate and post-bac initial candidates. Alternative reports include job-embedded initial candidates.

Tennessee Tech Enrollment & Degrees Conferred

EPP Completer & Licensure Rates

  • 2014–2015 Cohort (N=302): 66.23% degrees conferred; 66.23% licensure recommendations; 11.92% in progress
  • 2013–2014 Cohort (N=362): 76.24% degrees conferred; 76.24% licensure recommendations; 2.49% in progress
  • 2012–2013 Cohort (N=649): 87.83% degrees conferred; 78.12% licensure recommendations; <1% in progress

Consumer Information

  • Tennessee Tech ranked 1st in public universities and 2nd overall in Tennessee in the SmartAsset Best Value Colleges study in four consecutive years (2016-2019). According to the Student Loan Report, TTU was ranked 83rd in the nation and 1st in Tennessee among public universities in a Student Debt Repayment Success Indicator (SDRSI) study. The study showed TTU’s early career pay at $51,000 with the debt per borrower at $19,363 and the default rate at 5.31 percent for an SDRSI rating of 2.49. The average borrower, nationwide, graduated with $28,400 in student debt. Student loan default rates are not available in disaggregated form by program, only for the university as a whole.

Teacher Candidate Outcomes

Graduates will be teachers and leaders who are competent, caring, professionals who work effectively in a diverse, technological society.

An assessment of graduates will show individuals with:

  • an appropriate level of scholarship,
  • effective communication,
  • a level of responsibility consistent with professional behavior,
  • skills of reflection that promote self-evaluation and growth,
  • respect for diversity,
  • skills of collaboration with other professionals, families, and community,
  • instructional technology skills.

 

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