The Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education Success of Our Candidates
CAEP Annual Reporting Measures
CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation) has eight annual reporting measures, which are used to provide information to the public on program outcome and program impact.
Below are the eight reporting measures for our undergraduate and graduate initial licensure programs and advanced licensure programs with links to data tables that provide supporting evidence for each measure:
1. Impact on P-12 learning and development
The Goodwin College of Education is in the process of collecting data about its program completers’ impact on P-12 learning and development.
- AY 2016: The following summary report provides evidence of the positive impact of our program completers on their P-12 students' learning.
2. Indicators of teaching effectiveness
The Goodwin College of Education is in the process of collecting data about its program completers’ teaching effectiveness.
- AY 2016: The following summary report provides evidence of the teaching effectiveness of our program completers.
3. Satisfaction of employers and employment milestones
Results of Employer Surveys
The Goodwin College of Education is in the process of collecting current data on employers’ satisfaction with the preparation of Goodwin College of Education graduates for their assigned responsibilities in working with P-12 students.
4. Satisfaction of completers
Results of Program Completer Surveys
Upon completion of their program, initial teacher licensure candidates are required to complete the GCOE Exit Survey assessing how well they feel their Goodwin College of Education teacher education programs have prepared them for their future career as a teacher. Completers indicate the quality of their teacher preparation on four possible levels of preparation: Distinguished (4), Proficient (3), Basic (2) and Unsatisfactory (1).
Results of Alumni Surveys
The Goodwin College of Education is in the process of analyzing data from its GCOE Alumni Survey, which was first administered in Spring 2017 for its Spring 2016 graduates. The survey prompts graduates to indicate how well their teacher preparation program prepared them to be effective in their current teaching position with regard to 36 teaching-related competencies.
5. Graduation Rates
The Goodwin College of Education is in the process of collecting data about its retention and graduate rates for students admitted to their teaching licensure program and advanced licensure program.
6. Ability of completers to meet licensing requirements and additional state requirements
Content Exam Pass Rate Reports - Program Completers
The following document lists the Content Exam pass rate results for Goodwin College of Education program completers. The Goodwin College of Education defines program completers as individuals who earn a teacher education degree with eligibility for licensure in the state of Illinois.
Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) Results
The following document provides information on how our candidates performed on the edTPA by fiscal year. The edTPA is required for initial teaching licensure in Illinois. State and National performance data is provided for comparison points.
7. Ability of completers to be hired in education positions for which they have prepared
The Goodwin College of Education is in the process of collecting data about the ability of its program completers to be hired in education positions for which they have been prepared.
8. Student loan default rates and other consumer information
Student Loan Default Rates
Three-year student loan default rates can be found at Applying for Student Loans.
A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), Oct. 1 to Sept. 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year. The U.S. Department of Education releases official cohort default rates once per year.
Cost of Attendance
Northeastern Illinois University as the distinction of being recognized by U.S. News & World Report and LendEDU, as best in the state and among the nation’s leaders at graduating students with the least debt. Information about Northeastern Illinois University’s cost of attendance can be found at NEIU Costs of Attendance. This site lists the University’s tuition and fees for undergraduate and graduate students for the most recent and upcoming academic year. Also included on this site is a chart delineating the estimated costs for continuing students since the 2014-2015 academic year for undergraduate students (Resident and Non-Resident).
The table below highlights the total amount of monies awarded for FY17, and the number of student recipients per academic year.
The Illinois Report Card provides information on average teacher salary for public school teachers. The average state teacher salary for the past five years has ranged from $61,155 to $64,516. Please see Illinois Report Card-2016-2017, which can be found at Teacher Salaries.