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Middle Tennessee State University

Employment
4
Performance

Category
99.5%
Of Points
Earned
14.9 out of 15.0 Points
10.8 percentage points increase from 2017

Performance over time

2016-17

99.5% of points earned
4 Performance Category
14.9 out of 15 points

2015-16

88.7% of points earned
4 Performance Category
13.3 out of 15 points

2014-15

83.3% of points earned
4 Performance Category
12.5 out of 15 points

Indicators

The MTSU College of Education prepares teacher candidates to become successfully employed, remain in the education profession, and impact student learning regardless of where they teach. As the provider of more than 1000 teachers over the past three years, MTSU teacher candidates are enrolled in specialized programs focusing on more than 45 endorsement areas. These programs prepare classroom teachers, school counselors, school leaders/administrators, and other school professionals to address the learning needs student-by-student and skill-by-skill here in the United States and in schools around the world, across all grade levels and developmental stages. With classroom experiences that address the needs of each student from a full range of diverse populations in rural, suburban and urban public and private PreK-12 schools, teacher candidates are afforded multiple opportunities that enhance their employability. This is culminated at the final Residency II seminar where MTSU has consistently hosted more than 40 school districts and agency employers from multiple states who actively seek to recruit our students to teach in their schools and organizations. In addition, MTSU offers a myriad of graduate programs, certificates, add-on endorsements, and job-embedded pathways. Beyond the borders of the United States, as a founding member of the Consortium of Overseas Student Teaching, MTSU students have experienced student teaching in countries around the world. Our teacher candidates have student taught in Ireland, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Mexico, South Africa, Australia, and Greece to name a few. MTSU College of Education is a comprehensive program that focuses on preparing and supporting teacher candidates from pre-Admission to Teacher Education, through teacher preparation coursework and clinical experiences, and induction into early-career employment. While the vast majority of our graduates decide to live and work in schools throughout Tennessee, they can be found across the United States and beyond.

Rate of First-Year Employment in Tennessee Public Schools

This measure reports the rate at which members of the three-year cohort were employed in Tennessee public schools within one year of receiving their initial license.

N-Size: 955

Score
EPP Score
State Score
Possible Scoring Range
80.3
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Tennessee Resident


This breakdown reports the Tennessee employment rate for only those cohort members from Tennessee.

Tennessee Residents
82.4
0 100
The score of 80.3 earned this EPP
5.9 of 6.0 possible points on this metric.

Rate of Employment within Three Years In Tennessee Public Schools

This measure reports the rate at which members of the three-year cohort were employed for at least one year in Tennessee public schools within three years of receiving their initial license.

N-Size: 352

Score
EPP Score
State Score
Possible Scoring Range
81.8
0
100
This metric is unscored

Second Year Retention Rate

This measure reports the percentage of first-year employed cohort members who remained teaching in Tennessee public schools their second year.

N-Size: 516

Score
EPP Score
State Score
Possible Scoring Range
97.3
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By Endorsement Area


This shows the percentage of those who remained in Tennessee public schools the following year within each endorsement area.

Core Academic Science
100.0
0 100
World Languages
100.0
0 100
College, Career, and Technical Education
100.0
0 100
Elementary Education
97.7
0 100
Core Academic Social Studies
100.0
0 100
Core Academic Math
89.5
0 100
Early Childhood Education
91.9
0 100
Physical Education and Health
100.0
0 100
Middle Grades
97.4
0 100
Fine Arts
97.0
0 100
Core Academic English
100.0
0 100
Special Populations
95.2
0 100
The score of 97.3 earned this EPP
9.0 of 9.0 possible points on this metric.

Third Year Retention Rate

This measure reports the percentage of members of the three-year cohort who were employed and remain teaching in Tennessee public schools for three years running.

N-Size: 289

Score
EPP Score
State Score
Possible Scoring Range
87.5
0
100
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Early Childhood Education
82.4
0 100
Elementary Education
85.5
0 100
Core Academic Math
91.7
0 100
Fine Arts
83.3
0 100
Core Academic Social Studies
100.0
0 100
College, Career, and Technical Education
100.0
0 100
Core Academic Science
94.1
0 100
Middle Grades
95.0
0 100
Special Populations
90.9
0 100
World Languages
75.0
0 100
Core Academic English
82.4
0 100
This metric is unscored

Currently, employment and retention calculations may not capture all completers who are placed or retained in charter schools.