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CAEP 8 Annual Report Measures

CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation) has eight annual reporting measures which are used to provide information to the public on both program outcome and program impact. Following is the list of CAEP measures with links to supporting evidence for each measure for.

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Measure of Completer Impact
Comparison with Benchmark
Supporting Evidence
Impact Measures (CAEP Standard 4)
Measure 1: Impact on P-12 Learning and Development(Component 4.1)
The provider documents, using multiple measures, that program completers contribute to an expected level of student-learning growth.
Case Study

Program completers of the educator preparation program contribute to P-12 student-learning growth (CAEP Standard Component 4.1).
Measure 2: Indicators of Teaching Effectiveness(Component 4.2)
The provider demonstrates that completers effectively apply the professional knowledge, skills and dispositions that the preparation experiences were designed to achieve.
Case Study

Program completers of the educator preparation program apply in P-12 classrooms the professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions that the preparation experiences were designed to achieve (CAEP Standard Component 4.2/R4.1)
Measure 3: Satisfaction of Employers and Employment Milestones(Component 4.3, A.4.1)
The provider demonstrates that employers are satisfied with the completers’ preparation for their assigned responsibilities in working with P-12 students.
NeXT Supervisor Survey (INITIAL & ADVANCED)

EPP Employer Satisfaction Surveys (INITIAL & ADVANCED)

Employers/Supervisors of completers from WV educator preparation programs are satisfied with the preparation the completers received.

WV Aggregated NeXT Supervisor Survey Data Summary (2018-2020) 

Employers/supervisors of completers of CU educator preparation program are satisfied with the preparation the completers received.
NeXT Supervisory Survey:
CU NeXT Supervisor Survey 2018
CU NeXT Supervisor Survey 2019: Not available due to state level data entry error.
CU NeXT Supervisor Survey 2020: Pandemic impacted response rate at institutional level. Response rate too low to provide institutional disaggregated dat
EPP Employer Survey Initial:
CU Employer Satisfaction 2017-18
CU Employer Satisfaction 2018-19
CU Employer Satisfaction 2019-20: Unavailable due to pandemic (0 response rate)
CU Semi-Structured Employer Interview: Pilot study being conducted Spring 2021
EPP Employer Survey Advanced -Reading Specialist:
CU Supervisor/Employer Satisfaction (Pilot) 2018-19
CU Supervisor/Employer Satisfaction 2019-20: 0 response rate
EPP Employer Survey Advanced -Educational Leadership:
CU Supervisor/Employer Satisfaction 2019-20
Measure 4: Satisfaction of Completers(Component 4.4, A.4.2)
The provider demonstrates that program completers perceive their preparation as relevant to the responsibilities they confront on the job, and that the preparation was effective.
NExT Exit Survey: Administered at program completion

NExT Transition to Teaching Survey: Administered to completers following their first year teaching

EPP Exit Survey (Initial): Administered at program completion

EPP Graduate Survey (Advanced): Administered at program completion

WV NeXT Exit Survey Aggregate Data Summary 

WV NeXT Transition to Teaching Survey Aggregate Data Summary 2018-2020

Completers perceive their preparation from the EPP as relevant to the responsibility’s they confront on the job, and that the preparation was effective.
CU NeXt Exit Survey Summary Data 2016-2020

EPP Exit Survey (Initial)
CU In-House Exit Report 2017-2018
CU In-House Exit Report 2018-2019
CU In-House Exit Report 2019-2020
EPP Graduate Program Survey (Advanced)

CU Graduate Survey 2016-2017
CU Graduate Survey 2017-2018
CU Reading Specialist Satisfaction (Pilot) 2018-19
CU Reading Specialist Satisfaction 2019-20
CU Educational Leadership Satisfaction 2019-20
Outcome Measures
Measure 5: Graduation Rates (Initial and Advanced)
Measure 6: Ability of Completers to Meet Licensing Requirements
Praxis II Content Knowledge Exams 
Praxis Principles of Learning & Teaching Exams (PLT)

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Exams


Measure 7: Ability of Completers to be Hired
Measure 8: Student Loan Default Rates and Other Consumer Information
Department of Education Facts
3-Year Student Loan Default Rates