Measure 1: Completer Effectiveness (Initial Level)
WGU surveys TC completers teaching in their fields 2, 3, and 5 years after graduation to discover how well the program prepared them for the classroom. Employers of these completers are surveyed on the same topic when the completers grant permission and provide contact information.
Initial Licensure program completers contribute to P-12 student-learning growth.
The majority of completers and their employers report that graduates are prepared to have a positive impact on P-12 student growth as defined in the INTASC Standard of Learners and Learning.
LEARNER AND LEARNING:
Initial Licensure program completers are effective in applying professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions.
The majority of completers and employers reported that graduates are prepared to effectively apply professional knowledge skills, and dispositions as defined by INTASC Standard of Instructional Planning and Professional Responsibilities.
Measure 2: Satisfaction of Employers and Stakeholder Involvement (Initial and Advanced Licensure)
Employers report that WGU teacher education programs prepare teachers who succeed in the classroom.
Measure 3: Candidate Competency at Completion (Initial and Advanced Licensure)
edTPA Overall Pass Rates:
Advanced Licensure Programs
Measure 4: Ability of Completers to be Hired in Positions for Which They Have Prepared (Initial and Advanced Licensure)
Praxis Pass Rate:
Initial Level = 84%
Advanced Level = 99%
All Programs = 91%
Average Licensure Rates:
WGU offers programs in and recommends for licensure in all states. We report licensure/certification exam pass rates to the U.S. Education Department for state where we have state program approval. The following are the most recent summary pass rates for all program completers those states, when available. The data are representative of all TC program and completers.