College of Education and Public Policy

Professional Behaviors at Admission to Professional Education*

Item

Average Percent of students meeting

Benchmark (n = 140 students)

Professional communication (e.g. oral,   written etiquette)

98%

Respect (in actions and speech) in IPFW and K12 classrooms

99%

Respect for Rights of Children and Families (i.e., holds confidentiality)

100%

Professional collegiality

97%

Attitude toward learners (i.e., desire to promote learning for each student)

96%

Attitude toward content (i.e., desire to learn more content to help learners)

95%

*  Data represent average for all programs from Spring 2015 – Spring 2017.

Source: IPFW’s Professional Behavior Checklist assessment.

 

GPA of Students in Professional Education Programs

Candidates for all education programs are required to have an overall GPA of 2.70 for admission to Professional Education.  The Table below shows students’ average overall GPA exceeds requirements.

Average GPA of Teacher Candidates

2015-2016

3.37

2014-2015

3.37

2013-2014

3.30

Source: State 1388 report.

Professional Behaviors at end of Pre-clinical course sequence

Students are evaluated on professional behaviors and skills the semester prior to Student Teaching.*

 

Elementary

Secondary

Instructional Planning

92%

95%

Adaptations for Individual Learners

92%

96%

Critical Thinking

98%

96%

Active Engagement with Content

100%

92%

Assessment

88%

95%

*  Specific items vary based on education program level.  Data represent average percentage of students meeting benchmark for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017.

Source: IPFW’s Field Experience assessment.