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The Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education takes pride in preparing candidates for classroom instruction. Take a look at how our student's scored on state board exams and performance assessments.

In Illinois, content exams are required as a pre-requisite to begin student teaching or practicums. Check out our students passing rate on the Illinois State Board of Education Content Exam. 

               FY16 Pass Rate on Illinois State Board of Education Content Exam

Exam

Percentage Passed

Undergraduate Early Childhood

100%

MAT Early Childhood

100%

Undergraduate Elementary Education (K-9)

100%

MAT Elementary Education(1-6 )

100%

Undergraduate Elementary Education (1-6)

Not Applicable

Secondary Education English

100%

Foreign Language Spanish (K-12)

80%

Gifted

Not Applicable

Health Education Secondary

100%

Learning Behavior Specialist II Behavior Intervention Specialist

83%

Learning Behavior Specialist II Curriculum Adaptation Specialist

83%

Graduate Learning Behavior Specialist I

97%

Undergraduate Learning Behavior Specialist I

100%

Secondary Education Math

80%

Music (K-12)

100%

Physical Education (K-12)

95%

Principal Preparation

Not Applicable

Reading Specialist

100%

School Counselor

93%

Secondary Education Biology

100%

Secondary Education History

71%

Teacher Leader

Not Applicable

Visual Arts (K-12)

100%

edTPA

The Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) has been required in Illinois since Fall 2015 as an indicator of a candidate's readiness to teach. In FY16, 95% of our initial licensure candidate's passed the edTPA *not including candidates who had technical difficulties with submission. 

 

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