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Our college embraces accreditation as a primary means of assuring the programs we provide meet the highest standards of the profession.

Wichita State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC-NCA).

The Professional Education Unit in the College of Applied Studies is accredited by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and the Kansas State Department of Education

The Wichita State School Psychology program is accredited by National Association of School Psychology (NASP).

 

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Programs Accredited by CAEP,KSDE, and SPAs

CAEP Annual Reporting Measures

CAEP Annual Reporting Measures focus on program impact and program outcomes for our professional education unit

 

Impact on P-12 Learning/Teaching Effectiveness

Impact to P-12 Learning and Development (Component 4.1)

In development based on CAEP Phase -in Plan from Fall 2017 CAEP Visit. Data coming by Fall 2023, prior to Spring 2024 CAEP Accreditation Review. The College of Applied Studies is developing a multi-level assessment system utilizing purposeful sampling to ensure completers from all programs will be represented. This system is scheduled to deploy in Fall 2021 and will employ multiple research methodologies in order to provide rich data describing impact on P-12 student learning through case studies compiled over a three-year period.

Indicators of Teaching Effectiveness (Component 4.2)

In development based on CAEP Phase -in Plan from Fall 2017 CAEP Visit.  Data coming by Fall 2023, prior to Spring 2024 CAEP Accreditation Review. The case study assessment system described above has been designed to also gather data concerning completer teaching effectiveness. 

Satisfaction of Employers and Employment Milestones (Component 4.3 | A.4.1)

Undergraduate Programs
Assessment
The Wichita State educators... Academic Year   Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
 understand the foundations of the professional field. 2018-19   90%  2.5%  5%  2.5% 
 understand how students learn and develop. 2018-19    85%  7.5%  5%  2.5% 
understand how to provide a variety of opportunities that support student learning and development. 2018-19    82.5% 5%  10% 2.5%
 use knowledge of school, family, cultural, and  community factors that influence the quality of education for all students. 2018-19   80% 10%  7.5% 2.5%
 demonstrate a strong knowledge of the subject(s) taught. 2018-19   87.5% 5%  2.5% 5%
 understand the state and federal laws that directly impact schools 2018-19   57.5% 15%  22.5% 5%
evaluate student knowledge and performance using multiple methods of assessment. 2017-18    82.0% 10%  8.0%  0% 
2016-17   75% 10% 12.5% 2.5%
utilize assessment outcomes to develop instruction. 2017-18    82.0% 16.0%   4.0% 0% 
2016-17   72.5% 15% 10% 2.5%
adhere to ethical and unbiased assessment practices. 2017-18    80.0%  16.0%  4.0% 0% 
2016-17   80% 15% 25% 2.5%
make assessment criteria clear to students. 2017-18   78.0%   16.0%  6.0% 0% 
2016-17   67.5% 17.5% 12.5% 2.5%
accurately interpret assessment results. 2017-18    76.0%  18.0%  6.0% 0% 
2016-17   70% 22.5% 5.0% 2.5%
use  best practice research and data when making decisions.   2017-18   90%   10%  0% 0% 
2016-17   72.5% 12.5% 12.5% 2.5%
Diversity
The Wichita State Educators... Academic Year   Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
 establish a classroom environment of respect and rapport that provides a culture for learning. 2018-19   95% 0% 2.5% 2.5%
 effectively work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. 2018-19   85% 2.5% 7.5% 5%
 understand the larger political, social, and economic context of education. 2018-19   80% 7.5% 7.5% 5%
 implement instruction that accommodates diverse learning styles. 2018-19   85%  2.5%  10%  2.5% 
 encourage students to see, question, and interpret ideas from diverse perspectives. 2018-19   85%  5%   5% 5% 
 implement non-biased techniques for meeting needs of diverse learners. 2018-19   90%  5%  0%  5% 
create a learning community that is sensitive to the multiple experiences of diverse learners. 2017-18   80%  16%  2%  2%
2016-17   77.5% 15% 2.5% 5.0%
respect cultural differences by providing equitable learning opportunities for all. 2017-18    80% 18% 0%   2%
2016-17   85% 7.5% 5.0% 2.5%
implement non-biased techniques for meeting needs of diverse learners. 2017-18    76% 22%   0%  4%
2016-17   85% 7.5% 5.0% 2.5%
adapt lessons to meet the needs of Diverse learners. 2017-18    76% 20%   0% 4% 
2016-17   70% 22.5% 2.5% 5.0%
respond appropriately to larger political, social, economic, and cultural issues through global awareness. 2017-18    74% 20%   4%  2%
2016-17   67.5% 25% 5% 2.52%%
Technology
The Wichita State Educators... Academic Year   Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
 make use of appropriate technology in the classroom. 2018-19   72.5% 12.5% 7.5% 7.5%
 use a variety of media resources to present information. 2018-19   70% 12.5% 10% 7.5%
 use technology effectively to enhance student learning. 2018-19   65% 15% 12.5% 7.5%
 provide opportunities for my students to utilize technology 2018-19   72.5% 12.5% 7.5% 7.5%
 use technology to enhance my overall professional work. 2018-19   77.5% 10% 7.5% 5.0%
make use of appropriate technology in the classroom teaching environment. 2017-18    90%  10%  0%  0%
2016-17   87.5% 7.5% 2.5% 2.5%
incorporate technology into communication activities. 2017-18   82%  16%   2%  0%
2016-17   80% 15% 2.5% 2.5%
continually adapt to changes in technology. 2017-18    86%  14%  0%  0%
2016-17   80% 15% 2.5% 2.5%
integrate technology into the professional practice. 2017-18    84%  16%  0%  0%
2016-17   85% 10% 2.5% 2.5%
use technology appropriately for assessment purposes. 2017-18   86%   12% 2%  0% 
2016-17   80% 10% 7.5% 2.5%
Foundations of Teaching

The Wichita State educators...

Academic Year   Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
 understand how students learn and develop. 2018-19   85% 7.5% 5% 2.5%
 understand how to provide a variety of opportunities that support student learning and development. 2018-19   82.5% 5% 10% 2.5%
 use knowledge of school, family, cultural, and  community factors that influence the quality of education for all students. 2018-19   80% 10% 7.5% 2.5%
 demonstrate a strong knowledge of the subject(s) taught. 2018-19   87.5% 5% 2.5% 5%
 understand the state and federal laws that directly impact schools. 2018-19   57.5% 15% 22.5% 5%
have a clear and compelling vision of learning. 2017-18    90%  8% 2%  0% 
2016-17    87.5%  5% 5%  2.5% 
understand theories of human development. 2017-18    80%  14%  6% 0% 
2016-17    85% 5%  75%  2.5% 
understand the foundations of the professional field. 2018-19   90%  2.5%   5% 2.5% 
2017-18   80% 18% 2%  0%
2016-17    80% 15%   2.5% 2.5% 
use knowledge of school, family, cultural, and  community factors that influence the quality of education for all students.  2017-18    80%  12%  8% 0% 
2016-17    75% 12.5%   10% 2.5% 
demonstrate a strong knowledge of the subject(s) taught.  2017-18   84%   14% 2%  0% 
2016-17   90%  5%  2.5%  2.5% 
are well-versed in state and federal laws that directly impact schools. 2017-18   48%   38%  14%  0%
2016-17   62.5% 30% 5% 2.5%
Planning

The Wichita State educators...

Academic Year   Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
 plan integrated and coherent instruction to meet the learning needs of all students. 2018-19   77.5% 0% 15% 7.5%
 prepare lesson plans that align with district, state, and/or national standards that build towards student learning objectives. 2018-19   90% 0% 7.5% 2.5%
 collaborate with other professionals to improve the overall learning for all students. 2018-19   92.5% 0% 5% 2.5%
 implement lesson plans that build on the students’ existing knowledge and skills. 2018-19   87.5% 2.5% 7.5% 2.5%
 create lesson plans that promote critical thinking with the students. 2018-19   80% 2.5% 15% 2.5%
select clear lesson activities that build towards student learning objectives. 2017-18    90%  6%  4%  0%
2016-17   90% 2.5% 5% 2.5%
ensure that objectives and activities are aligned with district, state, and/or national standards. 2017-18    92%  8% 0%   0%
2016-17   90% 5% 2.5% 2.5%
collaborate with colleagues when planning instruction. 2017-18   90%   6% 4%   0%
2016-17   87.5% 2.5% 5% 5%
plan thorough, well-organized lessons. 2017-18    86%  10% 4%   0%
2016-17   82.5% 5% 10% 2.5%
use his/her understanding of student development for lesson planning. 2017-18    80%  14%  6% 0% 
2016-17   80% 5% 12.5% 2.5%
create lesson plans that promote critical thinking with the students. 2017-18    78%  16%  6% 0% 
2016-17   80% 10% 7.5% 2.5%
Instruction

The Wichita State educators...

Academic Year   Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
use effective communication techniques in order to develop a positive learning environment.  2018-19   90% 5% 2.5% 2.5%
 employ teaching skills that reflect current theory, research, and practice. 2018-19   72.5% 12.5% 12.5% 2.5%
 provide student-centered instruction that is characterized by clarity, variety, and flexibility. 2018-19   85% 10% 2.5% 2.5%
 effectively use questioning skills to promote higher level thinking skills. 2018-19   70% 12.5% 12.5% 5%
use a variety of teaching strategies to enhance student learning. 2017-18   82%  14%   4% 0% 
2016-17   85%   2.5%  10%  2.5%
include differentiated instructional activities for all learners. 2017-18    80%  6% 14%   0%
2016-17    67.5%  10% 17.5%   5%
use a variety of resources to present information. 2017-18    88%  10% 2%  0% 
2016-17    82.5%  10% 5%  2.5% 
use effective questioning skills and facilitates classroom discussion. 2017-18    78%  14%  8%  0%
2016-17   67.5%   15%  12.5% 5% 
integrate multiple content areas into interdisciplinary units of study. 2018-19   75.5% 10% 15%  2.5%
2017-18    68%  16% 16% 0% 
2016-17    60%  22.5% 10%   7.5%

 

Motivation & Engagement

The Wichita State educators...

Academic Year   Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
 manage student behavior in the classroom. 2018-19    45%   22.5% 25%  7.5% 
use a variety of motivational strategies to facilitate learning for all students. 2018-19   65% 15% 17.5% 2.5%
communicate with family and community members to make them partners in the educational process. 2018-19   55% 5% 35% 5%
collaborate with educational personnel to support student learning. 2018-19   82.5% 5% 10% 2.5%
 create an environment that encourages positive social interaction among students. 2018-19   97.5% 0% 0% 2.5%
establish collaborative productive relationships with all stakeholders to support student learning.  2017-18    86% 10%  0%   4%
2016-17   72.5%  12.5%  12.5%  2.5% 
establish a caring relationship with students developed through engagement and high expectations of all learners.  2017-18   82%  12%   2%  4%
2016-17    87.5%  0%  10%  2.5%
set clear standards of conduct. 2017-18    80%  14% 6%   0%
2016-17    80%  10% 5%  5% 
address student behavior in an appropriate, positive, and constructive manner. 2017-18   84%   8%  8%  0%
2016-17    82.5%  5%  7.5% 5% 
address student behavior in an appropriate, positive, and constructive manner. 2017-18   84%   10%  4%  2%
2016-17    82.5% 7.5%  5%   5%
Professionalism/Ethical Behavior

The Wichita State educators...

Academic Year   Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
understand the legal practices in education   2018-19   67.5% 5% 20% 7.5%
understand the ethical standards in education. 2018-19   82.5% 0% 15% 2.5%
meet the ethical standards of the profession  2018-19   90% 2.5% 5% 2.5%
behave in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, and honesty. 2018-19   95% 0% 0% 5%
establish collegial relationships with all stakeholders to support student learning.   2018-19   82.5% 15% 0% 2.5%
behave in an ethical manner when interacting with others. 2017-18   92%   8%  0% 0% 
2016-17   87.5%   2.5% 7.5%   2.5%
behave in a caring manner when interacting with others. 2017-18   96%   4%  0% 0% 
2016-17    85% 7.5%   5%  2.5%
understand how to question authority in a respectful & constructive manner. 2017-18    90%  10%  0% 0% 
2016-17    87.5%  5% 0%  7.5% 
display commitment to professionalism an ethical standards.  2017-18   90%  10%   0% 0% 
2016-17    85%  7.5%  0% 7.5% 
meet the ethical standards of the profession. 2017-18    90%  10%  0% 0% 
2016-17    85% 7.5%   2.5%  5%
Reflective Practice

The Wichita State educators...

Academic Year   Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
 employ self-reflection to improve teaching practice. 2018-19   97.5% 2.5% 0% 0%
 locate resources available to help improve professional practice. 2018-19   77.5% 12.5% 5% 5%
use multiple resources such as professional literature, mentoring, and interaction with colleagues to aid growth as an educator. 2018-19   90% 7.5% 2.5% 0%
use feedback to modify leadership practices.  2017-18    88%  8% 4%  0% 
2016-17    80% 10%   7.5% 2.5% 
provide feedback that allows students to reflect of their learning. 2017-18   78%   16%  6% 0% 
2016-17   82.5%   5% 10%  2.5% 
use reflection to adjust instruction.  2017-18    78%  14%  6% 0% 
2016-17    85%  5%  5%  5%
engage in professional learning opportunities. 2017-18    94%  4%  2% 0% 
2016-17    92.5%  2.5%  2.5%  2.5%
show evidence of reflection in professional practice.  2017-18   90%   6%  4% 0%
2016-17   85%   5%  7.5% 2.5% 
First-Year Educator Comparison 
 

 

Better Prepared or As Well Prepared

Not as Well Prepared

No Comparison Available

 

Headcount

Percent

Headcount

Percent

Headcount

Percent

 

2018-19 (n=42)

36

86%

4

9.5%

2

4.8%

 

2017-18n(N=43)

29

67%

12

27.9%

2

4.7%

 

2016-17 (n=40)

33

83%

6

15%

1

2.5%

 

Graduate Programs

2018 Program Completer Data

Which of the following programs did the WSU graduates listed in your email complete?
Program Percentage of Respondents  
Curriculum and Instruction/Learning and Instructional Design 0%  
Building Leadership

34.21%

 

District Licensure 15.79%  
Doctorate – Educational Leadership 5.26%  
ESOL

0%

 

Reading Specialist

0%

 

 

Counseling 36.84%  
Educational Psychology

0%

 

School Psychology  

0%

 
SpecEd Adaptive/High Incidence

0%

 

 

SpecEd Functional/Low Incidence

0%

 

 

SpecEd Gifted

0%

 

 

 Master of Arts – Teaching

2.63%

 

Building Leadership Program
Question Completely Dissatisfied   Dissatisfied Satisfied Completely Satisfied
…understand and apply concepts of human development across the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical areas. 0%   0% 45.45% 54.55%
…understand and apply concepts of individual differences and diverse cultures and communities in a professional setting. 0%   0% 45.45% 54.55%
…understand and apply concepts of assessment in order to guide their professional decision making. 0%   0% 45.45% 54.55%
…understand and apply ethical practices in maintaining confidentiality of student or client information. 0%   0% 36.36% 63.64%
…apply leadership skills in supporting school and/or district improvement initiatives and action plans. 0%   0% 45.45% 54.55%
…increase distributed leadership by assuming formal or informal leadership roles appropriate to their current position. 0%   0% 27.27% 72.73%
District Leadership Program
Question Completely Dissatisfied   Dissatisfied Satisfied Completely Satisfied
…understand and apply concepts of human development across the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical areas. 0%   0% 16.67% 83.33%
…understand and apply concepts of individual differences and diverse cultures and communities in a professional setting. 0%   0% 33.33% 66.67%
…understand and apply concepts of assessment in order to guide their professional decision making. 0%   0% 16.67% 83.33%
…understand and apply ethical practices in maintaining confidentiality of student or client information. 0%   0% 0% 100%
District Leadership Program Cont. 
Question Strongly Agree   Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
The coursework the Wichita State district licensed employee participated in appears to align with his/her career goals. 50%   33.33% 0% 16.67%
It appears the content of the district licensure coursework prepared the employee for his/her current work. 66.67%   16.67% 0% 16.67%
Instruction methods used in the district licensure program at WSU were helpful in preparing the current employee for his/her current employment. 66.67%   16.67% 0% 16.67%
I believe the district licensure program at WSU did an outstanding job in preparing the employee for his/her work in this school district. 50%   33.33% 0% 16.67%
Counseling Program
Question Completely Dissatisfied   Dissatisfied Satisfied Completely Satisfied
…understand and apply concepts of human development across the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical areas. 0%   0% 30.77% 69.23%
…understand and apply concepts of individual differences and diverse cultures and communities in a professional setting. 0%   0% 23.08% 76.92%
…understand and apply concepts of assessment in order to guide their professional decision making. 0%   0% 25% 75%
…understand and apply ethical practices in maintaining confidentiality of student or client information. 0%   0% 23.08% 76.92%
…understand counseling processes, theories, and models. 0%   0% 30.77% 69.23%
Counseling Program
Question Completely Dissatisfied   Dissatisfied Satisfied Completely Satisfied
…understand and apply concepts of human development across the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical areas. 0%   0% 30.77% 69.23%
…understand and apply concepts of individual differences and diverse cultures and communities in a professional setting. 0%   0% 23.08% 76.92%
…understand and apply concepts of assessment in order to guide their professional decision making. 0%   0% 25% 75%
…understand and apply ethical practices in maintaining confidentiality of student or client information. 0%   0% 23.08% 76.92%
…understand counseling processes, theories, and models. 0%   0% 30.77% 69.23%
Counseling Program Cont. 
How would you rate the following? 1=Poor   2=Below Average 3=Average 4-Above Average 5=Excellent
Ability to accept constructive feedback from supervisor 0%   0% 0% 38.46% 61.54%
Ability to establish a working relationship with students/clients 0%   0% 7.69% 23.08% 69.23%
Ability to counsel individuals 0%   0% 15.38% 30.77% 53.85%
Facilitate groups 0%   0% 25% 25% 50%
Knowledge of community resources and ability to determine appropriate referrals 0%   0% 15.38% 30.77% 53.85%
Employment Milestones

In development based on CAEP Phase. Coming Fall 2023 Prior to Spring 2024 CAEP Accreditation Review.

Satisfaction of Completers (Alumni) (Component 4.4 | A.4.2)

Undergraduate Programs
Assessment
I was prepared to . . . Academic Year Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
use data for instructional decision making. 2018-19 72.5% 7.5% 15% 5%
2017-18 86.5% 5.4% 8.1% 0%
2016-17 75% 13.46% 9.62% 1.92%
engage in assessment activities to identify areas for student improvement. 2018-19 72.5% 10% 15% 2.5%
2017-18 89.2% 5.4% 5.4% 0%
2016-17 82.69% 11.54% 3.85% 1.92%
use a variety of assessment tools. 2018-19 65% 20% 10% 5%
2017-18 86.5% 10.8% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 90.38% 3.85% 5.77% 0%
provide feedback to students to improve their learning. 2018-19 85% 7.5% 5% 2.5%
2017-18 83.8% 8.1% 8.1% 0%
2016-17 84.62% 13.46% 1.92% 0%
employ appropriate assessment techniques in order to measure the learning of all students. 2018-19 70% 15% 12.5% 2.5%
2017-18 89.2% 8.1% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 86.54% 11.54% 1.92% 0%
Diversity
I was prepared to . . . Academic Year Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
establish a classroom environment of respect and rapport that provides a culture for learning. 2018-19 95% 0% 2.5% 2.5%
2017-18 94.6% 2.7% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 94.23% 5.77% 0% 0%
effectively work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. 2018-19 85% 2.5% 7.5% 5%
2017-18 89.2% 8.1% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 96.15% 3.85% 0% 0%
understand the larger political, social, and economic context of education. 2018-19 80% 7.5% 7.5% 5%
2017-18 91.9% 5.4% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 90.38% 7.69% 1.92% 0%
implement instruction that accommodates diverse learning styles. 2018-19 85% 2.5% 10% 2.5%
2017-18 75.7% 18.9% 5.4% 0%
2016-17 92.31% 5.77% 1.92% 0%
encourage students to see, question, and interpret ideas from diverse perspectives. 2018-19 85% 5% 5% 5%
2017-18 81.1% 13.5% 5.4% 0%
2016-17 88.46% 9.62% 1.92% 0%
implement non-biased techniques for meeting the needs of diverse learner. 2018-19 90% 5% 0% 5%
2017-18  86.5% 10.8% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 90.38% 9.62% 0% 0%
Technology
I was prepared to . . . Academic Year Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
make use of appropriate technology in the classroom teaching environment. 2018-19 72.5% 12.5% 7.5% 7.5%
2017-18 70.3% 13.5% 10.8% 5.4%
2016-17 67.31% 17.31% 13.46% 1.92%
use a variety of media resources to present information. 2018-19 70% 12.5% 10% 7.5%
2017-18 70.3% 13.5% 13.5% 2.7%
2016-17 69.23% 13.46% 15.38% 1.92%
use technology effectively to enhance student learning. 2018-19 65% 15% 12.5% 7.5%
2017-18 70.3% 10.8% 16.2% 2.7%
2016-17 65.38% 15.38% 17.31% 1.92%
provide opportunities for my students to utilize technology. 2018-19 72.5% 12.5% 7.5% 7.5%
2017-18 54.1% 27.0% 16.2% 2.7%
2016-17 63.46% 17.31% 17.31% 1.92%
use technology to enhance my overall professional work. 2018-19 77.5% 10% 7.5% 5%
2017-18 78.4% 10.8% 8.1% 2.7%
2016-17 71.15% 11.54% 17.31% 0%
Foundations of Teaching
I was prepared to . . . Academic Year Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
the foundations of the professional field. 2018-19 90% 2.5% 5% 2.5%
2017-18 94.6% 5.4% 0% 0% 
2016-17 92.31% 3.85% 3.85% 0%
theories of human development (how students learn & develop). 2018-19 85% 7.5% 5% 2.5%
2017-18 89.2% 10.8% 0% 0% 
2016-17 92.31% 7.69% 0% 0%
how to provide a variety of learning opportunities that support learning and development. 2018-19 82.5% 5% 10% 2.5%
2017-18 97.3% 2.7% 0% 0%
2016-17 90.38% 3.85% 5.77% 0%
use knowledge of school, family, cultural, and  community factors that influence the quality of education for all students. 2018-19 80% 10% 7.5% 2.5%
2017-18 78.4% 10.8% 10.8% 0%
2016-17 88.46% 7.69% 3.85% 0%
the content of my professional field. 2018-19 87.5% 5% 2.5% 5%
 2017-18 94.6% 5.4% 0% 0% 
2016-17 94.23% 3.85% 1.92% 0%
the state and federal laws that directly impact schools. 2017-18 57.5% 15% 22.5% 5%
  70.3% 21.6% 8.1% 0%
2016-17 63.5% 23.1% 13.5% 0%
Planning
I was prepared to . . . Academic Year Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
plan integrated and coherent instruction to meet the learning needs of all students. 2018-19 77.5% 0% 15% 7.5%
2017-18 78.4% 13.5% 8.1% 0%
2016-17 92.31% 3.85% 1.92% 1.92%
develop lesson plans that align with district, state, and/or national standards. 2018-19 90% 0% 7.5% 2.5%
2017-18 91.9% 5.4% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 98.08% 1.92% 0% 0%
collaborate with other professionals to improve the overall learning of all students. 2018-19 92.5% 0% 5% 2.5%
2017-18 89.2% 8.1% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 90.38% 9.62% 0% 0%
Implement lesson plans that build on the students’ existing knowledge and skills. 2018-19 87.5% 2.5% 7.5% 2.5%
2017-18 83.8% 8.1% 8.1% 0%
2016-17 88.45% 9.62% 1.92% 0%
create lesson plans that promote critical thinking with the students. 2018-19 80% 2.5% 15% 2.5%
2017-18 86.5% 10.8% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 88.46% 7.69% 1.92% 1.92%
Instruction
I was prepared to . . . Academic Year Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
use effective communication techniques in order to develop a positive learning environment. 2018-19 90% 5% 2.5% 2.5%
2017-18 91.9% 2.7% 5.4% 0%
2016-17 94.23% 5.77% 0% 0%
use effective questioning skills to promote higher level thinking skills. 2018-19 70% 12.5% 12.5% 5%
2017-18 89.2% 8.1% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 88.46% 5.77% 3.85% 1.92%
employ teaching skills that reflect current theory, research, & practice. 2018-19 72.5% 12.5% 12.5% 2.5%
2017-18 83.8% 10.8% 5.4% 0%
2016-17 84.62% 13.46% 1.92% 0%
provide student-centered instruction that is characterized by clarity, variety, and flexibility. 2018-19 85% 10% 2.5% 2.5%
2017-18 78.4% 16.2% 5.4% 0%
2016-17 92.31% 3.85% 3.85% 0%
integrate multiple content areas into interdisciplinary units of study. 2018-19 75.5% 10% 15% 2.5%
2017-18 81.1% 8.1% 10.8% 0%
2016-17 84.62% 7.69% 7.69% 0%
Motivation & Engagement
I was prepared to . . . Academic Year Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
manage student behavior in the classroom. 2018-19 45% 22.5% 25% 7.5%%
2017-18

67.6% 

13.5% 18.9% 0%
2016-17

73.08%

19.23% 5.77% 1.92%
use a variety of motivational strategies to facilitate learning for all student 2018-19 65% 15% 17.5% 2.5%
2017-18 70.3% 8.1% 21.6% 0%
2016-17 78.85% 17.31% 3.85% 0%
communicate with family and community members to make them partners in the educational process. 2018-19 55% 5% 35% 5%
2017-18 43.2% 24.3% 32.4% 0%
2016-17 59.62% 19.23% 19.23% 1.92%
collaborate with educational personnel to support student learning. 2018-19 55% 5% 35% 5%
2017-18 73% 8.1% 18.9% 0%
2016-17 78.85% 15.38% 5.77% 0%
establish a caring relationship with students developed through engagement and high expectations for all learners. 2018-19 82.5% 5% 10% 2.5%
2017-18  94.6% 5.4% 0% 0%
2016-17 98.08% 1.92% 0% 0%
create an environment that encourages positive social interaction among students. 2018-19 97.5% 0% 0% 2.5%
2017-18 89.2% 8.1% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 98.08% 1.92% 0% 0%
Professionalism/Ethical Behavior
I was prepared to . . . Academic Year Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
understand the legal practices in education. 2018-19 67.5% 5% 20% 7.5%
2017-18 89.2% 5.4% 5.4% 0%
2016-17 76.92% 15.38% 7.69% 0%
understand the ethical practices in education. 2018-19 82.5% 0% 15% 2.5%
2017-18 94.6% 5.4% 0% 0%
2016-17 92.31% 7.69% 0% 0%
meet the ethical standards of my profession. 2018-19 90% 2.5% 5% 2.5%
2017-18 97.3% 2.7% 0% 0%
2016-17 94.23% 5.77% 0% 0%
understand how to behave in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, and honesty. 2018-19 95% 0% 0% 5%
2017-18 97.3% 1.92% 0% 0%
2016-17 98.08% 1.92% 0% 0%
establish collegial relationships with all stakeholders to support student learning. 2018-19 82.5% 15% 0% 2.5%
2017-18  83.8% 2.7% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 86.54% 11.54% 1.92% 0%
Reflective Practice
I was prepared to . . . Academic Year Agree or Strongly Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
employ self-reflection to improve my teaching practice. 2018-19 97.5% 2.5% 0% 0%
2017-18 94.6% 2.7% 2.7% 0%
2016-17 96.15% 3.85% 0% 0%
locate resources available to help me improve my professional practice. 2018-19 77.5% 12.5% 5% 5%
2017-18 75.7% 16.2% 8.1% 0%
2016-17 84.62% 11.54% 3.85% 0%
use multiple resources such as professional literature, mentoring, and interaction with colleagues to aid my growth as an educator. 2018-19 86.5% 13.5% 0% 0%
2017-18 90% 7.5% 2.5% 0%
2016-17 8.46% 9.62% 1.92% 0%
Graduate Programs
What was your WSU graduate degree in?
Program Percentage of Respondents
Curriculum and Instruction/Learning and Instructional Design

4.17%

Building Leadership 16.67%
District Leadership 16.67%
Doctorate – Educational Leadership 16.67%
ESOL

0%

Reading Specialist

0%

Counseling

33.33%

Educational Psychology

0%

School Psychology

0%

SpecEd Adaptive/High Incidence

4.17%

SpecEd Functional/Low Incidence

4.17%

SpecEd Gifted

0%

ECU

4.17%

Alumni Survey (All Programs)
Question Strongly Agree Agree Slightly Agree Slightly Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
I can apply concepts of human development across the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical areas. 58.33% 41.67% 0% 0% 0% 0%
I understand and can apply concepts of individual differences and diverse cultures and communities in my professional setting. 75% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
I understand and can apply concepts of assessments in order to guide my professional decision making. 37.50% 45.83% 16.67% 0% 0% 0%
I understand the ethical practices in maintaining confidentiality of student or client information. 79.17% 20.83% 0% 0% 0% 0%
When circumstances are amenable, I seek leadership roles to take responsibility for students’ or client’s learning and development. 60.87% 34.78% 4.35% 0% 0% 0%
I collaborate with all stakeholders (e.g., student, family, other school professionals, and the community) to ensure learner growth and advance the profession. 66.67% 33.33% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Building Leadership Program
Question Strongly Agree Agree Slightly Agree Slightly Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
Action research projects were valuable instructional strategies in the program. 50%  0%  25%   0% 25%   0%
Faculty were knowledgeable and competent. 75%  25% 0%  0%  0%  0% 
Coursework was comprehensive and intellectually stimulating.  50% 0%  25%   0% 25%  0% 
Program content emphasized instructional leadership for school improvement. 50%  50%  0%  0%  0% 0% 
Professional relationships I developed during the program have enhanced my professional practice. 25%   75%  0%  0%  0% 0% 
The internship field experience prepared me for leadership.  50%  50%  0%  0%  0%   0% 
District Leadership Program
Question Strongly Agree Agree Slightly Agree Slightly Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
The coursework I received at Wichita State helped me participate in a program that matched or matches my career goals  50% 50%  0%   0%  0% 0% 
The content of the district licensure coursework prepared me for my current work.  75% 25%  0%  0%   0% 0% 
The instructors and the instruction methods used were helpful in preparing me for my current employment.  75% 0%  25%   0% 0%  0% 
I would again select the program at Wichita State to complete my district licensure. 75%  25%   0%  0%  0% 0% 
Counseling Program 
Which counseling program did you complete?
School Counseling School Counseling – parallel pathway Clinical Mental Health Counseling Higher Education Counseling Play Therapy Certificate
 42.86% 28.57%  28.57%  0%  0% 
Counseling Program
My program prepared me to… Strongly Agree Agree Slightly Agree Slightly Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
understand counseling processes, theories, and models. 42.86%   42.86% 0%   0% 14.29%   0%
with the ability to effectively apply the basic skills of counseling. 57.14%   28.57% 14.29%  0%   0%  0%
develop a strong sense of professional identity and commitment to the counseling profession.  57.14% 14.29%  28.57%  0%   0%  0%
recognize, assess and intervene in suicide risk situations. 28.57%   28.57%  42.86%  0%  0% 0% 

Counseling Program
My program adequately prepared me in the following 8 core content areas of counseling: Strongly Agree Agree Slightly Agree Slightly Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
human growth and development. 28.57% 71.43% 0%  0%  0%  0%
social and cultural foundations of counseling. 28.57% 71.43% 0% 0%   0%  0%
helping relationships. 42.86% 57.14% 14.29% 0%   0%  0%
group counseling 28.57% 71.43% 0%  0%  0% 0% 
career and lifestyle development. 28.57% 71.43% 0% 0% 0% 0%
assessment instruments and methods. 14.29% 42.86% 42.86% 0% 0% 0%
research and program evaluation. 14.29% 71.43% 14.29% 0% 0% 0%
professional orientation and ethics. 28.57% 71.43% 0% 0% 0% 0%
EdD Education Leadership Program
Question Strongly Agree Agree Slightly Agree Slightly Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
The process of completing a doctoral degree has enhanced my knowledge of the field. 100%  0%  0%  0%  0%  0%
The process of completing a doctoral degree has enabled me to analyze problems differently in my educational practice/area/field. 100%  0%  0% 0%   0%  0%
Completion of field studies has strengthened my ability to connect and analyze data relevant to an educational problem. 100%  0%  0% 0%   0%  0%
Being part of a doctoral cohort added value to my practice experience. 100%  0%  0%  0%  0% 0% 
Use of technology in the program has improved my competency as an educational leader. 66.67%  0% 33.33% 0% 0% 0%
The program enhanced my appreciation of the importance of incorporating reflection into my practice. 66.67% 33.33%  0% 0% 0% 0%

Graduation Rates in Initial & Advanced Level Licensure Programs

Initial Level Graduates

Initial Level Graduates

Academic Year

Total Number of Completers

   
 2018-19 136 Traditional 136
    Alternative 73
2017-18 195 Traditional 179
    Alternative 16
2016-17 213 Traditional 200
    Alternative 13

Title II Teacher Preparation Program Completers - Overall

Title II Teacher Preparation Program Enrollment Traditional and Alternative

Title II Teacher Preparation Program Enrollment, by Gender

Title II Teacher Preparation Program Enrollment, by Race/Ethnicity

Advanced Level Graduates

Advanced Level Graduates

Academic Year

Total Number of Completers

   
2018-19 56 CAEP Advance Program 56
       
2017-18 68 CAEP Advance Program 68
       
2016-17 91 CAEP Advance Program 91
  • CAEP Advance Program: Graduate Level program leading to licensure, certification, or endorsement
  • Non-CAEP Advance Programs: Advance Graduate Programs that are specific to the preparation of teachers or other school professionals but do not result in licensure, certification, or endorsement.

Ability of Completers to Meet Licensure Requirements

2018-19 Completers

 

Type of Assessment/ Code Number Number Taking Assessment Number Passing Assessment Institution Pass Rate Institution Pass Rate for Largest Program
Assessment 1: 5621 PLT PK Traditional: 6
Alternative: 19


Traditional --
Alternative: 15

79% N/A
Assessment 2: 5622 PLT K-6

Traditional: 68
Alternative: 26

67
24

99%
92%

N/A

Assessment 3: 5623 PLT 5-9 Traditional: 6
Alternative: 1

-

-

N/A
Assessment 4: 5624 PLT 7-12 Traditional: 33
Alternative: 19
32
19
97%%
100%
N/A
Professional Knowledge and Content Traditional 114 109 96% 96% Elementary
Professional Knowledge and Content Alternative 66 59 89% 89% ECU
 2017-18 Completers

 

Aggregate and Summary Assessment Pass Rate Data

ETS Code Number and Type of Assessment

# taking Assessment # passing Assessment EPP Pass Rate State Pass Rate
Test Code 5621
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Early Childhood
16 14 88% 98%

Test Code 5622
Principles of Learning and Teaching: K-6

110 110 100% 98%

Test Code 5623
Principles of Learning and Teaching: 5-9

 

Traditional: 20 19 95% 95%
Alternative: 15 15 100%

Test Code 5624
Principles of Learning and Teaching: 7-12

 

Traditional: 42 40 95% 95%
Alternative: 15 15 100%
Professional Knowledge and Content Assessment Traditional: 176 165 94% 95%
Alternative: 16 16 100%

 

2016-17 Completers
 Aggregate and Summary Assessment Pass Rate Data
Test Code 5621
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Early Childhood
10 9 90% 85.5%

Test Code 5622
Principles of Learning and Teaching: K-6

114 112 98% 91.2%

Test Code 5623
Principles of Learning and Teaching: 5-9

 

Traditional: 18 18 100% 84.3%
Alternative: 1 1 100%

Test Code 5624
Principles of Learning and Teaching: 7-12

 

Traditional: 50 50 100% 84.3%
Alternative: 12 12 100%

Professional Knowledge and Content Assessment

 

Traditional: 193 189 98% 98%
Alternative: 13 13 100%

Ability of Completers to be Hired in Education Positions

Employee Data for Completers

Employee Data for Completers

Level

Total number of completers

Employed in a position for which they were prepared

Employed in an education position outside of their preparation

Enrolled in higher education

Employed outside of the education field

 

Not employed

Employment status unknown

 
AY 2016-17     
Initial 213  88%  2%  4%  3% 3% 0% 
Advanced 91  68% 27%  0%  5% 0%  0%
AY 2017-18        
Initial 195  91%  1%  3%  4% 0%   1%
Advanced 59 75% 10%  2% 13% 0%  0% 
AY 2018-19        
Initial 195 93% 1% 0.5% 3% 0% 2.5%
Advanced 56 86% 14% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Student Loan Default Rates and Other Consumer Information