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UT Tyler School of Education

Accreditation

The School of Education is dedicated to excellence in the preparation of educators. We work to provide the strongest programs for our students. We demonstrate this commitment to excellence through our accreditation efforts. The School of Education is accredited the Texas Education Agency, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and UT Tyler is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The College of Education and School of Education at The University of Texas at Tyler are proud of our programs and graduates. As part of this pride in our educator preparation programs, we are pleased to provide information about our program completers/graduates available to others.

For the 2012-2013 year, here is a breakdown of our passing rates on the TExES certification exams in all of our program areas. We also include informed according to various categories. In the state of Texas, the accountability level deemed acceptable is an 80% passing rate. Passing rates are determined by the last time a candidate takes a certification during the time period of September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013.

For 2012-2013, the UT Tyler College of Education had 286 completers in our various educator preparation programs.

Passing Rate for All Categories: 94%

Passing Rates According to Various Categories:

  • Female: 97%
  • Male: 84%
  • African American: 86%
  • Hispanic: 90%
  • Other: 94%
  • White: 95%

Passing Rates According to Certification Areas for 2012-2013

Certification Description Tests Taken Tests Passed Pass Rate
Art EC-12 1 1 100%
Educational Diagnostician 6 6 100%
English Language Arts and Reading 4-8 5 5 100%
English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies (4-8) 7 7 100%
English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental 14 14 100%
Generalist EC-6 95 91 95.8%
Health EC-12 3 3 100%
History 8-12 3 3 100%
LOTE: Spanish 3 2 66.7%
Life Science 8-12 1 0 0%
Mathematics 4-8 15 15 100%
Mathematics 8-12 3 3 100%
Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 161 161 100%
Physical Education EC-12 15 15 100%
Principal 105 84 80%
Reading Specialist 1 1 100%
School Counselor 14 14 100%
Science 4-8 4 4 100%
Social Studies 4-8 2 2 100%
Special Education EC-12 8 8 100%
Superintendent 37 34 91.9%

The faculty are also committed to transparency in the results of our accreditation efforts. The following pages provide information on the various levels of accreditation we have at the School of Education at The University of Texas at Tyler.

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