EPP Data Dashboard

PNW’s Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) considers data an essential component for continuous program improvement.

See how we assess our candidates performance (with additional data from the Indiana Department of Education and Pearson).

 

97% of principals agree PNW completers meet the Knowledge Preparation, Pedagogical Preparation, and Professional Dispositions of Teachers

96% of principals agree that teachers were prepared, met expectations, adhered to the ethical and legal requirements. 96% of principals agree teachers openly accept suggestions/constructive feedback, exhibit ethical practice, and work effectively with parents/teachers, school leaders, school culture

92% or more of principals agree teachers were prepared to: provide an appropriate and challenging learning experience; provide a rigorous and inclusive learning environment; use a variety of assessment methods to guide, adjust, and improve instruction; develop content specific assessments to test for student understanding of the lesson objectives; differentiate instruction to meet all students’ learning needs; work effectively with students with all exceptionalities; analyze student assessment data to improve classroom instruction; use effective strategies to manage the learning environment; and integrate technological tools as appropriate to advance student learning.

93% of first year teachers agree PNW prepared them to meet the Knowledge, Pedagogical, and professional dispositions expectations

94% or more of teachers agree they were prepared to understand how learners/students develop and grow; meet the content preparation and knowledge level expected of a beginning teacher; adhere to the ethical and legal requirements of the teaching profession; recognize the importance of continued professional development; openly accept suggestions/constructive feedback; exhibit ethical practice; and work effectively with other professionals, school leaders, and school culture.

92% or more of teachers agree they were prepared to provide an inclusive and rigorous learning environment; work collaboratively with school leaders and/or colleagues to promote safe and positive learning environments; differentiate instruction to meet all students’ learning needs, work effectively with students with all exceptionalities; and develop quality assessments to test for student understanding of lessons.

96% of teachers who graduated from PNW were marked effective/highly effective. 94% of first year teachers who graduated from PNW were marked effective/highly effective. 98% of second year teachers who graduated from PNW were marked effective/highly effective. 97% of third year teachers who graduated from PNW were marked effective/highly effective.

PNW had a 36.5% completion/graduation rate in 2019 compared to the state average of 31.3%. PNW had a 61.1% retention percentage in 2019 compared to the state average of 62.7%.

There are 352 education candidates at PNW, 128 completers/graduates from PNW, and 215 candidates were retained at PNW.

Both PNW and the state has a 2.2% program attrition rate. PNW has a 1.4% institutional attrition rate, while the state has a 3.6% institutional attrition rate.

 

PNW Early Childhood students average a score of 241 on the CORE content exam compared to the state average of 241. PNW Early Childhood students average a score of 230 on the CORE pedagogy exam compared to the state average of 235. PNW Elementary Education students average a score of 218 on the CORE content exam compared to the state average of 225. PNW Elementary Education students average a score of 236 on the CORE dual licensure mild intervention exam compared to the state average of 240. PNW Elementary Education students average a score of 232 on the CORE pedagogy exam compared to the state average of 240. PNW Secondary Education students average a score of 238 on the CORE pedagogy exam compared to the state average of 253.

PNW Early Childhood students take the CORE content exam an average of 1.0 times compared to the state average of 1.1. PNW Early Childhood students take the CORE pedagogy exam an average of 1.3 times compared to the state average of 1.1. PNW Elementary Education students take the CORE content exam an average of 1.6 times compared to the state average of 1.4. PNW Elementary Education students take the CORE Dual Licensure mild intervention exam an average of 1.2 times compared to the state average of 1.1. PNW Elementary Education students take the CORE pedagogy exam an average of 1.2 times compared to the state average of 1.1. PNW Secondary Education students take the CORE pedagogy exam an average of 1.2 times compared to the state average of 1.0.

97% of early childhood candidates pass the core content exam on the first attempt. 80% of early childhood candidates pass the pedagogy exam on the first attempt. 58% of elementary education students pass the core content exam on the first attempt. 80% of elementary education students pass the dual licensure mild intervention exam on the first attempt. 82% of elementary education students pass the pedagogy exam on the first attempt. 90% of secondary students pass the pedagogy exam on the first attempt.

PNW students pass CASA on the first attempt 68% of the time, They average 1.7 attempts before passing, and average a score of 227. The State average for CASA has an 80% pass rate. State average is a 1.3 attempt before passing CASA and has an average score of 234.

97% of Elementary Generalists, 93% of Exceptional Needs-Mild, and 92% of English Language Arts completers have a GPA between 3.0-4.0

The average grade of schools where our completers teach is a B

Northwest Indiana Counties Average School Scores with PNW Completers Starke County: A, Jasper, Lake, Porter, Newton Counties: B and La Porte County: C

 

2018-2019 Data

100% of Employers Agree/Strongly Agree our Candidates:

  • Received satisfactory training
  • Work effectively with school leaders
  • Exhibit ethical practice
  • Openly accept suggestions/constructive feedback
  • Work effectively with students with all exceptionalities
  • Provide an inclusive learning environment
  • Adhere to the legal and ethical requirements of teaching
  • Meet expectations of a beginning teacher for content
  • Understand how students learn and develop

 

4 out of 5 completers felt well-prepared by the EPP

EMPLOYER SATISFACTION

COMPLETER SATISFACTION

 

ISTEP Passing Rate in 2016-2017 when PNW had one or more teacher in a school was 50%

ISTEP Passing Rate in 207-2018 when PNW had one or more teacher in a school was 52%

Text: 98% of first year teachers who graduated from PNW were effective or highly effective

Impact on P-12 Learning

Teacher Effectiveness

Graduation Rates

2017-2018

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2016-2017

PNW Hammond Traditional

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PNW Westville

 

 

 

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