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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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Annual Reporting Measures

Supervisors agree that the Alaska College of Education alumni...

Source: NExT Supervisor Survey 2019 & 2020
Survey Item2019 Survey2020 Survey
Promote safe and respectful environments for students of all races, cultures, genders, etc.96%100%
Make connections between learning and students' real-life experiences93%100%
Foster students' development of skills to solve complex problems93%100%
Work in collaboration with students' families to help students learn93%100%
Utilize resources to support students with diverse needs.93%100%
Advocates for every student93%100%

Alumni of the Alaska College of Education agree that their program prepared them to...

Source: EPP Completer Survey 2021
Survey ItemPercent Agree
Incorporate Alaska Native knowledge and values in a learning environment94%
Support learning experiences for all students91%
Create a positive, engaging, and equitable learning environment88%
Support students using differentiation, accommodations, and/or Universal Design for Learning88%
Use professional standards88%

Degrees and Certificates Awarded by Fiscal Year

Source: UA Decision Support Database
ElementaryB.A. Elementary112031
Grad Cert Elementary341720
M.A.T. Elementary113320
SecondaryGrad Cert Secondary4
M.A.T. Secondary241821
Special EdB.A. Special Ed434
M.A.T. Special Ed1075
Grad Cert Special Ed27128
M.Ed. Special Ed111112
ReadingGrad Cert Reading1142
M.Ed. Reading1145
Ed LeadershipM.Ed. Ed Leadership182122

Initial Licensure Praxis Scores

Source: Title II 2019–2020 Report
Praxis Core TestUAS Average ScoreState Average ScoreState Cut Score
Core Academic Skills: Reading189187156
Core Academic Skills: Writing173172162
Core Academic Skills: Math173172150

Initial Teaching Programs

Alumni Employment in Alaska K–12 the Year Following Graduation

ProgramPercent Employed in K-12
ElementaryB.A. Elementary68%
Grad Cert Elementary75%
M.A.T. Elementary67%
SecondaryGrad Cert Secondary75%
M.A.T. Secondary67%
Special EdB.A. Special Ed73%
M.A.T. Special Ed86%

Advanced Programs

Alumni Employment in Alaska K–12 the Year Following Graduation

Source: Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, UA Decision Support Database
ProgramPercent Employed in K-12
Special EdGrad Cert Special Ed74%
M.Ed. Special Ed82%
Reading SpecialistGrad Cert Reading65%
M.Ed. Reading70%
Educational LeadershipM.Ed. Ed Leadership80%
YearCohort Default Rate
20185.1%    (draft - unofficial)

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