Number 46 in U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate Education Program
99% pass rate is the number of students that passed the edTPA
100% is the number of our students that pass GACE
“Georgia State’s College of Education & Human Development prepares its students to think critically about the most pressing questions facing their fields today. Through our research and community engagement, we address the diverse needs of the students and families we serve and are dedicated to moving lives forward.”
Paul Alberto, Dean
CEHD alumni in 26 countries, including every U.S state, territory and the District of Columbia
New teachers produced by the CEHD each year
Passage rate by the CEHD’s initial teacher preparation candidates on the edTPA performance assessment required for certification in the state of Georgia
Principals rate our graduates as strong.
We consistently receive high marks from the administrators who employ our graduates.
Our candidates and graduates are well prepared.
Our candidates have deep knowledge of their content and how to teach it; they understand students’ needs and are able to plan and differentiate instruction to meet those needs. Ninety-nine percent of our 2017-2018 initial teacher preparation candidates passed the edTPA performance assessment required for certification in Georgia and 100% passed the GACE exam. Our graduates are learner-ready on their first day in the classroom
Our candidates take jobs in Georgia’s public schools and stay.
|GSU Completers of Initial Preparation Programs|
|Completion Year||Completers||Employed as Teachers|
1 year out
2 years out
|2015||349||292 (84%)||195 (67%)||190 (97%)||183 (94%)|
|2016||270||220 (81%)||150 (56%)||148 (99%)|
|2017||257||204 (79%)||152 (75%)|
*Note: High-needs schools have more than 50 percent children on free/reduced lunch rate or have more than 60 percent minority enrollment.
|Year of Completion||Number of Counties Hiring GSU New Teachers||Top 5 Systems Employing GSU New Teachers|
|2017||27||Gwinnett, Fulton/APS, Dekalb, Clayton|
|2016||25||DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, APS, Clayton|
|2015||24||DeKalb, Fulton, APS, Gwinnett, Clayton|
|2014||25||DeKalb, Gwinnett, Fulton, APS, Cobb/Clayton|
|2013||24||DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, APS, Cobb|
The following tables shows the number of Georgia State graduates who got jobs in Georgia public schools and were teaching in a field that the university prepared them in.
Georgia State Graduates Teaching in Field
Georgia State Grads
|Teaching in Field|
The two PEF committees: Assessment and Accreditation, as well as Clinical Partnership and Induction, examine data on the effectiveness of our candidates all our educator preparation programs. The committee reports for the year 2018-2019 are attached below.
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