Appendix E: Inventory of Evidence

Appendix E: Inventory of Evidence

 

Inventory: Status of evidence from measure and indicators for TEAC Quality Principle I:

Type of Evidence

 

 

Note: Items under each category are examples. Program may have more or different evidence.

In the Brief

 

 

Reasons for including the results in the Brief. Include location in the Brief.

Location in the Brief

Not in the Brief

 

 

Reasons for not including the results in the Brief.

For future use

 

 

Reasons for including in future Briefs.

Not for future use

 

Reasons for not including in future Briefs.

Grades

 

 

 

 

 

1. Candidate grades and grade point averages in general education and endorsement courses.

 

Benchmarks academic performance and minimal GPA is a State of Michigan requirement.

Results Section Claim3: “Monitoring Grades in Liberal Studies and in Major/Minor Coursework.”

Appendix B: 4.1.

 

 

 

1A. Candidate grades at transitional points in the program (gate-keeping courses for the phases)

Benchmarks academic performance and minimal GPA is a State of Michigan requirement.

Results Section Claim3: “Monitoring Grades in Liberal Studies and in Major/Minor Coursework.”

Appendix B: 4.1.

 

 

 

1B. Candidate grades in the professional education sequence.

Benchmarks academic performance and minimal GPA is a State of Michigan requirement.

Results Section Claim 4: “Grades in Professional Education Coursework.”

Appendix B: 4.1.

 

 

 

Standardized Tests

 

 

 

 

 

2. MTTC scores

Required by the State of Michigan for certification.

Results Section Claim 3: “Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC).”

Appendix B: 4.1.

 

 

 

3. Candidate scores on admission tests of subject matter knowledge for graduate study.

 

 

NMU does not have graduate teacher certification programs.

 

Preparation of graduate students is not relevant to the preparation of beginning teachers.

4. Standardized scores and gains of the program graduates own students.

 

 

NMU does not collect these data.

 

The State of Michigan does not allow access to this information.

Ratings

 

 

 

 

 

5. Ratings of portfolios of academic and clinical accomplishment.

 

 

NMU does not collect these data.

We are exploring the value and purpose of portfolios as they relate to clinical experiences in all program phases.

 

6. Third-party rating of program’s candidates.

Evaluations are completed by university supervisors and cooperating teachers.

Results Section Claims 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5: “Student Teaching Evaluation Indicators.”

Appendix D.

 

 

 

7. Ratings of in-service, clinical and Professional Development School teaching.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

 

Data not relevant to the goal of preparing beginning teachers.

8. Ratings by cooperating teacher and college/university supervisors of candidate work samples.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

We are exploring the value of this as it relates to the workload of cooperating teachers.

 

8A. Ratings by graduates of the quality of their preparation.

Provides feedback for program improvement.

Results Section: “Program-wide surveys and results.”

Appendix B: 4.7.

 

 

 

Rates

 

 

 

 

 

9. Rates of completion of courses and program.

Good indicator of program success.

Results Section Claim 5: “Dismissal Data.”

 

 

 

10. Graduates’ career retention rates.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

 

The State of Michigan Department of Education has not system to track this.

11. Graduates’ job placement rates.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

We are exploring ways to collect these data.

 

12. Rates of graduates’ professional study.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

 

Data not relevant to the goal of preparing beginning teachers.

13. Rates of graduates’ leadership roles.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

 

Data not relevant to the goal of preparing beginning teachers.

14. Rates of graduates’ professional service activities.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

 

Data not relevant to the goal of preparing beginning teachers.

Career studies and alumni competence.

 

 

 

 

 

15. Evaluations of graduates by their own pupils.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

 

Currently prohibitive due to legal issues.

16. Alumni self-assessment of their accomplishments.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

 

Data not relevant to the goal of preparing beginning teachers.

17. Third-party professional recognition of graduates.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

 

Data not relevant to the goal of preparing beginning teachers.

18. Employers’ evaluations of the program’s graduates.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

We are exploring ways to collect these data.

 

19. Graduates’ authoring of textbooks, curriculum materials, etc.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

 

Data not relevant to the goal of preparing beginning teachers.

20. Graduates’ own pupils’ learning and accomplishments.

 

 

We do not collect these data.

 

The State of Michigan does not allow access to this information.