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Accreditation

Accredited by CAEP

All education programs through the School of Education at University of Alaska Southeast are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP accreditation signifies that the SOE has met the rigorous standards set forth for educator preparation.

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Programs reviewed in the 2019/2020 academic year:
 
  • BA Elementary Education (Initial)
  • BA Special Education (Initial)
  • MAT/Grad Cert Elementary Education (Initial)
  • MAT/Grad Cert Secondary Education (Initial)
  • MAT Special Education (Initial)
  • MED/Grad Cert Special Education (Advanced)
  • MED/Grad Cert Reading Specialist (Advanced)
  • MED Education Leadership (Advanced)
  • Endorsement Superintendent (Advanced)

The next scheduled CAEP accreditation review is during the 2024/2025 academic year.

Annual Reporting Measures

Supervisors agree that first year teachers do the following:

Source: NExT Supervisor Survey 2021 (Initial)
Survey Item2021 Survey
Effectively teaches the subject matter in his/her licensure area.97.84%
Selects instructional strategies to align with curriculum standards.96.18%
Plans lessons with clear learning objectives/goals in mind.96.21%
Uses digital and interactive technologies to achieve instructional learning goals.97.83%
Effectively teaches students from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds and communities.96.32%
Differentiates instruction for students with IEPs and 504 plans.95.44%
Connects core content to students’ real-life experiences.96.19%
Helps students work together to achieve learning goals.95.91%
Creates a learning environment in which differences such as race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, and language are respected.98.12%
Effectively organizes the physical environment of the classroom for instruction.96.68%
Upholds laws related to student rights and teacher responsibility.99.23%
Acts as an advocate for all students.96.78%

Supervisors agree that Educational Leadership candidates were prepared to do the following tasks:

Source: Educational Leadership Survey 2021 (Advanced)
Survey Item2021 Survey
Promote policies and procedures that develop leadership.92%
Promote policies and procedures that ensure that time focuses on high-quality instruction and student learning.92%
Safeguard the values of democracy, equity, and diversity.92%
Cultivate productive district relationships with community partners.92%
On a scale of 0-10, how likely are you to recommend UAS programs to your faculty & other educators?83%

Supervisors agree that Advanced Teacher Program candidates were prepared to do the following tasks:

Source: Advanced Teacher Programs Survey 2021 (Advanced)
Survey Item2021 Survey
Support learning experiences for all students.100%
Use assessment to evaluate student performance.100%
Safeguard the values of democracy, equity, and diversity.100%
Utilize educational research.100%
The candidate was effectively prepared for the duties and responsibilities of their current position.100%

Initial Programs: Praxis II Pass Rates by Program

Source: ETS® Client Services for Educator Licensure
Program2020-212019-202018-193 Year
CountCount%Count%Count%

Elementary

B.A. Elementary1275%1694%3187%5986%
Grad Cert Elementary7100%16100%21100%44100%
M.A.T. Elementary2100%6100%7100%15100%

Secondary

Grad Cert Secondary1100%1100%00%2100%
M.A.T. Secondary2295%27100%3689%8594%

Special Ed

B.A. Special Ed1050%5100%5100%2075%
M.A.T. Special Ed4100%6100%5100%15100%

Advanced Programs: Portfolio Pass Rates by Program

Source: LiveText by Watermark
Program2020-212019-202018-193 Year
CountCount%Count%Count%

Special Ed

Grad Cert Special Ed11100%6100%1100%18100%
M.Ed. Special Ed6100%6100%5100%17100%

Reading Specialist

Grad Cert Reading + M.Ed. Reading20100%Courses Not Offered5100%25100%

Educational Leadership

M.Ed. Leadership16100%19100%22100%57100%

Initial Teaching Programs

Alumni Employment in Alaska K–12 the Year Following Graduation (Avg Last 3 Yrs)

Source: Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, UA Decision Support Database
ProgramPercent Employed in K-12
ElementaryB.A. Elementary59%
Grad Cert Elementary67%
M.A.T. Elementary65%
SecondaryGrad Cert Secondary88%
M.A.T. Secondary62%
Special EducationB.A. Special Ed69%
M.A.T. Special Ed89%

Advanced Programs

Alumni Employment in Alaska K–12 the Year Following Graduation (Avg Last 3 Yrs)

Source: Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, UA Decision Support Database
ProgramPercent Employed in K-12
Special EducationGrad Cert Special Ed72%
M.Ed. Special Ed69%
Reading SpecialistGrad Cert Reading83%
M.Ed. Reading77%
Educational LeadershipM.Ed. Ed Leadership83%