Standard 2: Assessment System and Unit Evaluation

The unit has an assessment system that collects and analyzes data on applicant qualifications, candidate and graduate performance, and unit operations to evaluate and improve the performance of candidates, the unit, and its programs.

Elements   Exhibits

2a. Assessment system











Document describing the unit’s assessment system in detail, including assessment of candidate performance and evaluations of unit operations

i.    Unit Assessment System

1.    Overview
       http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ua_sys_overview.pdf
 
2.    Initial Unit Assessment Guidelines
       http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/iua_guide.pdf

3.    Advanced Unit Assessment Guidelines
       http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/aua_guide.pdf

4.    Alternative Route to Teacher Certification Assessment Flowchart
       http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_assess_flowchart.pdf

ii.   Admission/Retention/Graduation Process
     http://www.eiu.edu/ceps/teached/NEW_Admission,_Retention,_Graduation_
     Teacher_Ed_Sheet_June_2010.pdf

Samples of formative and summative key assessments used to ensure candidates are ready to progress through the program and enter the profession

i.    Initial

1.    Entry

a.    Illinois Certification Testing System-Basic Skills
       http://www.icts.nesinc.com/

b.    Early Field Experience/Field Experience 1 Assignment and Rubric
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard3/fexp1_asgnrub.pdf


c.    Early Field Experience/Field Experience 1 Revised Rubric-FA10
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard3/fexp1_rub_revfa10.pdf

d.    Dispositions Rubric-Intro – FA10
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/disp1_rub.pdf

2.    Prior to Student Teaching

a.    Lesson Plan Assignment and Rubric
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/lpasses_rub.pdf

b.    Lesson Plan Revised Rubric-Fall 10
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/lpass_rub_revfa10.pdf

c.    Field Experience 2 Assignment and Rubric
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard3/fexp2_asgnrub.pdf

 

d.    Field Experience 2 Revised Rubric-FA10
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard3/fexp2_rub_revfa10.pdf

e.    Dispositions Rubric Stage 2 – FA10
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/disp2_rub.pdf

f.    Dispositions Rubric Stage 3 – FA10
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/disp3_rub.pdf

g.    Illinois Certification Testing System-Content Test
http://www.icts.nesinc.com/

 

3.    Completion of Student Teaching

a.    Student Teaching Evaluation
http://castle.eiu.edu/~ncate2010/standard3/stg_asgnrub.pdf


b.    Impact on P-12 Student Learning Assessment
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard3/imp12_rub.pdf

c.    Dispositions Rubric- Student Teaching – FA10
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/disp4_rub.pdf

4.    After Program Completion

a.    Teacher Graduate Assessment (Available on-site)

b.    Assessment of Professional Teaching
http://www.icts.nesinc.com/

ii.   Alternative Route to Teacher Certification

1.   Entry

a. Illinois Certification Testing System - Basic Skills
http://www.icts.nesinc.com

b. Illinois Certification Testing System - Content Test
http://www.icts.nesinc.com

c. Transcript/Content Review
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_transcriptrevform.pdf

2.   Prior to Internship 

a. Lesson Plan/Unit Plan Assignment and Rubric
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_lpassess.pdf

3.   Completion of Internship

      a. Internship I Assessment
      http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_internshipeval1.pdf

b. Internship II Assessment
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_internshipeval2.pdf

c. Comprehensive Assessment
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_compassess.pdf

4.    After Program Completion

a. Assessmnet of Professional Teaching
http://www.icts.nesinc.com

b. Teacher Graduate Assessment (available on-site)

iii.  Advanced

1.    Entry

a.    Advanced Unit Assessment #1
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/adv_assess1.pdf

2.    Mid-point/Prior to Internship

a.    Advanced Unit Assessment #2
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/adv_assess2.pdf

3.    Completion of Program

a.    Advanced Unit Assessment #3
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/adv_assess3.pdf

4.    After Program Completion

a.    Surveys of Graduates and Employers (Available on-site)

Summaries of data from key assessments used at transition points (a) at entry to programs, (b) prior to the student teaching/internship, (c) at completion of the student teaching/internship, and (d) at program completion

i.    Initial

1.    Entry

a.    Basic Skills Test – Basic Skills-APT Summary Results
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/bsapt_testsum.pdf

b.    Early Field Experience Assessment Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard3/fexp1_datasum.pdf

2.    Prior to Student Teaching

a.    Lesson Plan Assessment Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/lpasses_datasum.pdf

b.    Field Experience II Assessment Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard3/fexp2_datasum.pdf

c.    Content Test – Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/content_testsum.pdf

3.    Completion of Student Teaching

a.    Student Teaching Evaluation Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard3/stgev_datasum.pdf

b.    Impact on P-12 Student Learning Assessment Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard3/imp12_datasum.pdf

4.    After Program Completion

a.    Teacher Graduate Assessment (Available on-site)

b.    Assessment of Professional Teaching- Basic Skills-APT Summary Results
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/bsapt_testsum.pdf

ii.   Alternative Route to Teacher Certification

1.    Entry

a. Illinois Certification Testing System - Basic Skills
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/icts_testres_altcert_revised.pdf

b. Illinois Certification Testing System - Content Test
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/icts_testres_altcert_revised.pdf

2.    Prior to Internship

a. Lesson Plan/Unit Plan Assignment and Rubric - Data Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_lpassess_data.pdf

3.    Completion of Internship

a. Internship Evaluation  I  - Data Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_internshipeval1_data.pdf

b. Internship  Evaluation  II - Data Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_internshipeval2_data.pdf

c. Comprehensive Assessment - Data Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_compassess_data.pdf


4.    After Program Completion

a. Illinois Certification Testing System - Assessment of Professional Teaching - Data Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/icts_testres_altcert_revised.pdf

b. Teacher Graduate Assessment (available on-site)

iii.  Advanced Programs

1.    Entry

a.    Advanced Program Assessment #1- Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/adv_assess1_datasum.pdf

2.    Mid-point/Prior to Internship

a.    Advanced Assessment #2 -Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/adv_assess2_datasum.pdf

3.    Completion of Program

a.    Advanced Assessment #3-Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/adv_assess3_datasum.pdf

4.    After Program Completion

a.    Surveys of Graduates and Employers (Available on-site)

 

Minutes of meetings on the development and refinement of the assessment system and the use of data

Unit Assessment Committee Minutes (I & A)
      
       1. Charge to Committee
           http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/cepscommittees/
           UnitAssessmentCommitteeCharge.pdf

 2. Overview of 2009-2010
     http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/cepscommittees/
     UnitAssessmentCommOverview2009_2010.pdf

 3. Minutes/Notes-2009-2010
     http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/uacomm.php

Procedures for ensuring that key assessments and unit operations are fair, accurate, consistent, and free of bias

http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ua_fair_accurate.pdf

 

2b. Data collection, analysis, and evaluation



Policies and procedures that ensure that data are regularly collected, compiled, aggregated, summarized, analyzed, and used to make improvements

i.    Procedure for collection, analysis and review of data
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ua_sched.pdf

 

Sample of candidate assessment data disaggregated by alternate route, off-campus, and distance learning programs

i.    Alternative Route to Teacher Certification

a. Lesson Plan/Unit Plan  - Data Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_lpassess_data.pdf

b. Internship Evaluation I - Data Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_internshipeval1_data.pdf

c. Internship Evaluation II - Data Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_internshipeval2_data.pdf

d. Comprehensive Assessment - Data Summary
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ac_compassess_data.pdf

ii.   Initial Teaching (Special Education & Elementary)

1.    Early Field Experience-Summary Data-Off-Campus
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/fexp1_datasum_off.pdf

2.    Field Experience II-Summary Data-Off-Campus
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/fexp2_datasum_off.pdf

3.    Lesson Plan-Summary Data-Off-Campus
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/lpasses_datasum_off.pdf

4.    Impact on P-12-Summary Data-Off-Campus
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/imp12_datasum_off.pdf

5.    Student Teaching Evaluation-Summary Data-Off-Campus
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/stgev_datasum_off.pdf

iii.  Advanced Programs (Secondary Education, Elementary Education, Educational Leadership, & School Counseling)
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/adv_assess123_datasum_off.pdf

Unit or institutional policies for handling student complaints

i.    Unit Process for handling student complaints
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/stu_compl_proc.pdf

ii.   Policy for Review of CBI Findings
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/cbi_review.pdf

File of student complaints and the unit’s response (available on-site)

 

Description of information technology used to manage performance data

i.    Technology used for Unit Assessment
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ua_tech.pdf

 

2c. Use of data for program improvement

Schedule for when unit analyzes data to make changes

i.    Assessment Schedule
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ua_sched.pdf

 

Examples of changes made to courses, programs, and the unit in response to data gathered from the assessment system

i.    Sample of Changes made
http://castle.eiu.edu/ncate2010/standard2/ua_samplechgs.pdf