College of Education
The mission of the College of Education at San José State University is to prepare educators, including teachers, administrators and service providers who have the knowledge, skills, dispositions and ethics that ensure equity and excellence for all students in a culturally diverse, technologically complex, global community.
All credential programs in the College of Education are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).
All accredited credential programs in Education programs specific transition points are identified where students must show competence in specific areas. Competencies are evaluated according to rubrics developed by departments.
Assessment reports for Education are required every two years.
Links for the most recent accreditation reports:
For a more detailed description of the process and the rubrics used see standard 2 exhibit 1.
Results (assessment of student work) can be found in standard
Examples of closing the loop can be seen in standard 2 exhibit 8
Full assessment reports for each program are called "Biennial Reports".
Performance Assessment for California Teachers (PACT) evaluates teaching events for elementary and secondary school prospective teachers. PACT evaluations are the final transition point for students in these two programs. Students cannot teach until they pass the PACT teacing event. Teaching performance is evalutated by trained scorers using standardized rubrics. These reports are embedded in the biennial reports linked above.
This page last updated 6/028/11