Criteria for Exit from any Undergraduate Teacher Education Program

 
General Requirements
  1. The candidate must complete the Undergraduate Unit Operations Survey.
General Knowledge
  1. The candidate must complete all required courses in general knowledge with a minimum, non-rounded GPA of 2.75. (All completed coursework must be on file in registrar’s office.)
  2. The candidate must complete all surveys/evaluations as required by the PCOE to gather program data.
  3. The candidate must complete the Kentucky New Teacher Survey (if available) to rate the University of Pikeville Teacher Preparation Program(s) if available.
Specialization Knowledge
  1. The candidate must complete all required courses in specialization knowledge with a minimum, non-rounded GPA of 2.75 and no grade lower than a “C.”  (All completed coursework must be on file in registrar’s office.)
Professional Knowledge
  1. The candidate must demonstrate professional knowledge by successfully completing Clinical II with a grade of “P.”
Teacher Competencies
  1. The candidate will successfully demonstrate understanding and application of the KTPS/ InTASC Standards and the Kentucky Framework for Teaching by scoring at the Developing level or higher on Tasks E-J in the Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA).  Tasks E-J are based on the Kentucky Framework for Teaching and the Kentucky Teacher Internship Program Evidence Documents.  The Teacher Performance Assessment Record will be used to record candidate progress.
  2. The candidate must score at Level 2 or higher on each item on the Exit Interview with the University Supervisor and the Cooperating Teacher, which is focused on the candidate’s level of preparedness in demonstrating understanding and application of the Kentucky Teacher Performance/InTASC Standards. 
  3. The candidate must score at the Developing level or higher on each rating on the Undergraduate Teacher Education Program Candidate Summative Evaluation of the Kentucky Teacher Performance/InTASC Standards.
Dispositions
  1. The candidate must score at a Level 3 or higher on the expected professional dispositions identified on the Candidate Dispositions Inventory as determined by the University Supervisor, education faculty, and the cooperating teachers.
 

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