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NCATE Institutional Report

A.  Overview & Conceptual Framework

  1. The institution's historical context and unique characteristics
  2. College Mission; PEU Mission
  3. PEU and its relationship to other units that are involved in the preparation of professional educators
  4. Basic tenets of the conceptual framework and changes since the previous visit
  5. Exhibits
    1. Catalogs, Curriculum and Assessment Chart, General Education program website, undergraduate and graduate programs.
    2. Syllabi for professional education courses
    3. Conceptual framework; Conceptual Framework Revised Draft; Initial and Advanced Competencies; Strategic Plan
    4. Findings of other professional associations: NASAD report and Commission action report, NASM Visit Report and Accreditation Letter
    5. Additional evidence

B.  Standard 1. Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions

  1. Narrative
  2. Growth: 2.b. Continuous Improvement
  3. Exhibits
    1. State Program Reviews:
    2. Title II reports 2009/10 draft and pass rates, 2008/09, 2007/08, 2006/07, 2005/06, 2004/05
    3. Unit assessments (original and revised)
    4. Key assessments for programs not included in the national program review: See next item
    5. Data tables on programs not included in the national program review process: Middle Level (Endorsement), Modern Languages and Social Studies: Secondary, and Special Education: Exceptional Learning Needs; MED Health Education, MA Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning
    6. Samples of candidate work
    7. Follow-up studies of graduates
    8. Employer feedback on graduates and summaries of the results
    9. Candidate dispositions, instruments, and data
    10. Additional evidence

C.  Standard 2. Assessment system

  1. Narrative
  2. Growth: 2a. Moving to the Target Level
  3. Exhibits
    1. Description of the unit's assessment system in detail including the requirements and key assessments used at transition points 
    2. Data from key assessments used at entry to programs
    3. Procedures for ensuring that key assessments of candidate performance and evaluations of unit operations are fair, accurate, consistent, and free of bias
    4. Policies and procedures that ensure that data are regularly collected, compiled, aggregated, summarized, analyzed, and used to make improvements
    5. Samples of candidate assessment data disaggregated by alternate route, off-campus, and distance learning programs: NA
    6. Policies for handling student complaints
    7. Additional evidence

D.  Standard 3. Field experiences and clinical practice

  1. Narrative<
  2. Policies and practices for recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty
  3. Data table on candidate demographics
  4. Policies and practices for recruiting and retaining diverse candidates
  5. Data table on demographics of P-12 students
  6. Policies, practices, procedures that facilitate candidate experiences with students from diverse groups
  7. Additional evidence

F.  Standard 5. Faculty

  1. Narrative
  2. Growth. 2b. Continuous Improvement
  3. Exhibits
    1. Faculty qualifications summary; Faculty list exported from Aims; Cooperating teachers qualifications
    2. Licensure information on school faculty; Full-time faculty licensure
    3. List of faculty publications; Samples of faculty scholarly activities;
    4. Summary of service and collaborative activities engaged in by faculty with the professional community; more links in the narrative
    5. Promotion and tenure policies and procedures: RIC/AFT Agreement, Article VIII. Summary of decisions
    6. Samples of forms used in faculty evaluation: Personal Data Form and Annual Evaluation Form
    7. Faculty Mentoring program and report
    8. Opportunities for professional development activities provided by the unit:

G.  Standard 6. Resources

  1. Narrative
  2. Growth. 2b. Continuous Improvement
  3. Exhibits
    1. Governance and operations policies: RIC Policies; FSEHD Governance document; proposed Charter; RIC/AFT Agreement; College Handbook
    2. Organizational chart
    3. Unit policies on student services:Student Support Services; Advising guide; policies for candidates; Counseling Center
    4. Recruiting and admission policies for undergraduate candidates; postbaccalaureate admissions
    5. Academic calendar, catalogs, grading policies
    6. Unit budget, Feinstein Endowment funds; Supplemental funds budget
    7. Budgets of comparable units with clinical components on campus
    8. Faculty workload policies: RIC/AFT Agreement, Article X
    9. Summary of faculty workloads
    10. List of facilities, computer labs, electronic classrooms, faculty development area, curriculum resource center; HBS Library
    11. Library resources
    12. Resources for distance learning: Blackboard; Faculty resources, FCTL, Student Resources; HOLC report
   
e document; proposed Charter; RIC/AFT Agreement; College Handbook
  • Organizational chart
  • Unit policies on student services:Student Support Services; Advising guide; policies for candidates; Counseling Center
  • Recruiting and admission policies for undergraduate candidates; postbaccalaureate admissions
  • Academic calendar, catalogs, grading policies
  • Unit budget, Feinstein Endowment funds; Supplemental funds budget
  • Budgets of comparable units with clinical components on campus
  • Faculty workload policies: RIC/AFT Agreement, Article X
  • Summary of faculty workloads
  • List of facilities, computer labs, electronic classrooms, faculty development area, curriculum resource center; HBS Library
  • Library resources
  • Resources for distance learning: Blackboard; Faculty resources, FCTL, Student Resources; HOLC report
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