TITLE II INSTITUTIONAL REPORT CARDS

ON THE QUALITY OF TEACHER PREPARATION

 

REPORT CARD-Each institution of higher education that conducts a teacher preparation program that enrolls students receiving Federal assistance under this Act, not later than 18 months after the date of enactment of the Higher Education Amendments of 1998 and annually thereafter, shall report to the State and the general public, in a uniform and comprehensible manner that conforms with the definitions and methods established under subsection (A), the following information:

 

A.      PASS RATE

a.        For the most recent year for which the information is available, the pass rate of the institutionís graduates on the teacher certification or licensure assessments of the State in which the institution is located, but only for those students who took those assessments within 3 years of completing the program.

b.        A comparison of the programís pass rate with the average pass rate for programs in the State.

c.        In the case of teacher preparation programs with fewer than 10 graduates taking any single initial teacher certification or licensure assessment during an academic year, the institution shall collect and publish information with respect to an average pass rate on State certification or licensure assessments taken over a 3-year period.

 

B.       PROGRAM INFORMATION-The number of students in the program, the average number of hours of supervised practice teaching required for those in the program, and the faculty-student ratio in supervised practice teaching.(587 students for 1999-2000, 400 hours of student teaching, and a faculty to student ratio of 1 supervisor to 18 students)

 

STATEMENT-In States that approve or accredit teacher education programs, a statement of whether the institutionís program is so approved or accredited.

HEA - Title II

1999-2000 Academic Year

 

Institution Name

MONTANA STATE UNIV NORTHERN

 

Institution Code

4538

State

Montana

Number of Program Completers Submitted

65

Number of Program Completers found, matched,

and used in passing rate Calculations1

60

March 2, 2001

 

Statewide

 

 

Type ofAssessment

Assessment

Code Number

Number

Taking

Assessment

Number

Passing

Assessment

Institutional

Pass Rate

Number

Taking

Assessment

Number

Passing

Assessment

Statewide

Pass Rate

Basic Skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

500

1

 

 

52

52

100%

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

510

1

 

 

44

44

100%

PPST READING

710

42

42

100%

496

496

100%

CBT READING

711

17

17

100%

232

232

100%

PPST WRITING

720

43

43

100%

501

501

100%

CBT WRITING

721

16

16

100%

227

227

100%

PPST MATHEMATICS

730

44

44

100%

497

497

100%

CBT MATHEMATICS

731

15

15

100%

233

233

100%



 

HEA - Title II

1999-2000 Academic Year

 

Institution Name

MONTANA STATE UNIV NORTHERN

 

Institution Code

4538

State

Montana

Number of Program Completers Submitted

65

Number of Program Completers found, matched,

and used in passing rate Calculations1

60

March 2, 2001

 

 

 

 

Statewide

 

 

Type ofAssessment2

Number

Taking

Assessment3

Number

Passing

Assessment4

Institutional

Pass Rate

Number

Taking

Assessment3

Number

Passing

Assessment4

Statewide

Pass Rate

Aggregate - Basic Skills

60

60

100%

776

776

100%

Aggregate - Professional Knowledge

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aggregate - Academic Content Areas (Math, English, Biology, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aggregate - Other Content Areas (Elementary Education, Career/Technical Education, Health Educations, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aggregate - Teaching Special Populations (Special Education, ELS, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aggregate - Performance Assessments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summary Totals and Pass Rates5

60

60

100%

776

776

100%

 

1 The number of program completers found, matched and used in the passing rate calculation will not equal the sum of the column labeled "Number Taking Assessment" since a completer can take more than one assessment.

2Institutions and/or States did not require the assessments within an aggregate where data cells are blank.

3 Number of completers who took one or more tests in a category and within their area of specialization.

4 Number who passed all tests they took in a category and within their area of specialization.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

5 Summary Totals and Pass Rate:Number of completers who successfully completed one or more tests across all categories used by the state for licensure and the total pass rate.