Public Performance Disclosure


Title II Reporting


The Teacher Preparation Program at Princeton University Posts 100% Pass Rate on the exams (PRAXIS II) required for New Jersey licensure and as required for Title II Reporting.

In 1998, Congress passed Title II of the Higher Education Act which requires all colleges and universities with teacher preparation programs to develop and publish an annual report on their programs. Acting in accordance with this requirement, Princeton University is proud to issue its report for 2012-13.  The number of student teachers who completed the program and were eligible to receive New Jersey Certificates of Advanced Standing was five. To be certified in the State of New Jersey, all candidates take the PRAXIS II (Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers) exam in their area of specialization. During the 2012-13 academic year, our student teachers took the following exams:

 
 

Test Content Area

Test Description

Number of Students

English Language & Literature:   Content Knowledge 0041

1

Mathmatics: Content Knowledge 5061

1

Social Studies Content Knowledge 0081

3

 

Seven students took Praxis II Content Area tests.  One student took two tests.  One student took three tests. All students passed the PRAXIS II tests giving Princeton University a 100% pass rate.   Four of the five students received the Recognition of Excellence designation from ETS.

Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) accreditation of the Program


The Program in Teacher Preparation at Princeton University which is designed to produce students who demonstrate subject matter knowledge, understanding of learning and teaching, and instructional proficiency as identified by relevant standards is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council - TEAC (now the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation - CAEP) for a period of seven years, from June 12, 2012 to June 12, 2019. This accreditation certifies that the Program in Teacher Preparation at Princeton University has provided evidence that it adheres to TEACís quality principles.

As part of the accreditation process, the Program is required to provide information on the performance of its students. The Program regularly collects such student performance data as PRAXIS II test scores (see Title 2 reporting above), course grades, clinical evaluations, pupil surveys, employer evaluations, and other relevant measures. These data are collected, analyzed, and tested for reliability and validity as measures of achievement in support the Programís claims made to TEAC as part of the accreditation process. The program is proud of the accomplishments of its students and alumni, and these data support our claims that program students know their subject area, possess the necessary pedagogical knowledge to meet the instructional needs of their students, and demonstrate teaching skill that is both caring and professional. A summary of the Programís accreditation with TEAC can be found at: 

http://www.teac.org/membership/teac-members/

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