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Initial Program Indicators of Candidate Competency

Measure 3: Candidate competency at completion

Completers Licensing

Praxis II Content Assessment: The purpose of this test is to assess a new teacher’s knowledge and understanding of educational practices foundational to beginning a career as a professional teacher. The content test assesses key indicators of the beginning educator’s knowledge of topics such as human development, learning processes, instructional processes, diverse learners, educational psychology, and professional issues.

The table below provides information on the performance of the candidates in Doane’s Teacher Education Program on each teacher credential assessment used by Nebraska Department of Education.  Comparison with Nebraska Pass Rate and average scaled score is included in the last two columns.

Initial Undergraduate Program and Initial Program at the Advanced Level
(Pass Rates by School Year and Content Area)

 

 

 

Doane University – College of Education

 

Nebraska

School Year

Number Taking Assessment

Number Passing Assessment

Pass Rate

Average Scaled Score

Assessment
Cut Score

Pass Rate

Average Scaled Score

ART

2020-2021

4

3

 

 

158

89%

167

2019-2020

4

4

 

 

158

97%

168

2018-2019

2

2

 

 

158

93%

167

3 Years

19

9

90%

170

 

 

ELEMENTARY ED CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

2020-2021

25

25

 

 

153

98%

169

2019-2020

27

27

 

 

153

89%

168

2018-2019

34

34

 

 

153

97%

170

3 Years

86

86

100%

171

 

 

ENGLISH / LANGUAGE ARTS: CONTENT AND ANALYSIS

2020-2021

6

6

 

 

168

90%

176

2019-2020

3

3

 

 

168

94%

179

2018-2019

3

3

 

 

168

97%

176

3 Years

12

12

100%

178

 

 

GENERAL SCIENCE:  CONTENT AND KNOWLEDGE

2020-2021

7

7

 

 

148

97%

172

2019-2020

1

1

 

 

148

90%

178

2018-2019

1

1

 

 

148

100%

171

3 Years

9

9

100%

173

 

 

HEALTH & PE

2020-2021

1

1

 

 

160

79%

166

2019-2020

4

4

 

 

160

77%

166

2018-2019

 

 

 

 

160

100%

172

3 Years

5

5

100%

169

 

 

MATHEMATICS: CONTENT AND KNOWLEDGE

2020-2021

0

0

 

 

146

100%

164

2019-2020

2

2

 

 

146

92%

160

2018-2019

3

3

 

 

146

96%

164

3 Years

5

5

100%

161

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL: ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS

2020-2021

 

 

 

 

164

 

 

2019-2020

 

 

 

 

164

82%

171

2018-2019

 

 

 

 

164

100%

173

3 Years

 

 

 

 

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL: MATHEMATICS

2020-2021

2

2

 

 

157

94%

174

2019-2020

 

 

 

 

157

100%

176

2018-2019

 

 

 

 

157

96%

174

3 Years

 2

100% 

184 

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL: SCIENCE

2020-2021

 

 

 

 

152

 

 

2019-2020

1

1

 

 

152

86%

162

2018-2019

2

1

 

 

152

77%

161

3 Years

3

2

67%

148

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL: SOCIAL STUDIES

2020-2021

 

 

 

 

155

90%

172

2019-2020

 

 

 

 

155

77%

167

2018-2019

 

 

 

 

155

79%

166

3 Years

 

 

 

 

 

 

MUSIC: CONTENT AND INSTRUCTION

2020-2021

4

4

 

 

152

96%

167

2019-2020

5

5

 

 

152

94%

168

2018-2019

5

5

 

 

152

99%

167

3 Years

14

14

100%

167

 

 

PHYSICAL ED: CONTENT AND KNOWLEDGE

2020-2021

3

3

 

 

146

 

 

2019-2020

1

1

 

 

146

100%

160

2018-2019

4

4

 

 

146

100%

157

3 Years

8

8

100%

151

 

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION: CONTENT AND APPLICATIONS

2020-2021

14

14

 

 

151

100%

173

2019-2020

11

11

 

 

151

99%

173

2018-2019

20

20

 

 

151

100%

173

3 Years

45

45

100%

170

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES: CONTENT AND KNOWLEDGE

2020-2021

3

3

 

 

154

96%

169

2019-2020

5

5

 

 

154

98%

171

2018-2019

5

5

 

 

154

97%

168

3 Years

13

13

100%

169

 

 

SPANISH - WORLD LANGUAGE

2020-2021

 

 

 

 

156

85%

169

2019-2020

2

2

 

 

156

89%

171

2018-2019

2

1

 

 

156

82%

166

3 Years

4

3

75%

170

 

 

WORLD AND US HISTORY

2020-2021

 

 

 

 

147

100%

163

2019-2020

 

 

 

 

147

91%

161

2018-2019

 

 

 

 

147

91%

157

3 Years