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Lipscomb University

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Lipscomb University's College of Education prepares educators ready to positively impact students, teachers, and schools through academic excellence, faith, practice, and community service, reflecting ideals of global citizenship. The college is committed to a mission of preparing educators who practice their craft in an exemplary manner, exhibit attitudes and values worthy of imitation, relate to members of all communities in the educational experience, and demonstrate knowledge essential to the profession. College faculty and programs have received numerous grants, professional development partnership requests and recognitions. In 2016 and 2023, the college was recognized as a Model of Excellence by the Association of Liberal Arts Colleges of Education. Lipscomb's secondary teacher prep program was ranked in the 99th percentile nationally by the National Council on Teacher Quality in their 2017 Teacher Prep Review, with its graduate program in elementary grades named No. 14 nationally. In 2020, the college achieved full CAEP accreditation at the initial and advanced levels and was recognized with the Frank Murray Award for continuous improvement and excellence in accreditation. This provider has a partnership with Teach for America Nashville. Some of the completers reported here also received training from Teach for America Nashville and are reported on that institution's report card as well.

Provider Type

  • Private

Program Types Offered

  • Baccalaureate

  • Post-Baccalaureate

Academic Endorsement Areas Offered

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Economics

  • Elementary Education

  • English

  • English as a Second Language

  • French

  • General Music/Instrumental

  • General Music/Vocal

  • German

  • Gifted Education

  • Government

  • Health and Wellness

  • History

  • Integrated Early Childhood Education

  • Marketing

  • Mathematics

  • Middle Grades Language Arts

  • Middle Grades Mathematics

  • Middle Grades Science

  • Middle Grades Social Studies

  • Physical Education

  • Physics

  • Reading Specialist

  • Spanish

  • Special Education - Comprehensive

  • Special Education - Interventionist

  • Theatre

  • Visual Arts

School Services Personnel Endorsements Offered

  • School Counselor

Teacher Placement Across Tennessee

The map below shows where this provider's cohort members are employed in Tennessee. Click here for more details.

Teachers in 3-Year Cohort: 543

Cohort Members per Year

N-Size: 543

What is this metric?

This metric indicates the number of cohort members in each of the three years included in this report card.

Clinical Practice Type

What is this metric?

This metric reports the breakdown of cohort members based on the type of clinical practice they completed during their program.

Candidates In-State

N-Size: 543

What is this metric?

This metric indicates the percentage of cohort members who report Tennessee as their state of residence.

Foundational Literacy Standards Review

Meets Expectations

What is this metric?

The Tennessee Department of Education reviews each educator preparation provider’s implementation of instruction aligned with Tennessee’s foundational literacy skills standards. This metric reports the results of that review.