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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
From 2010-2014, a total of 1,492 graduates accepted jobs in Georgia public school systems.
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 2015-2016 initial teacher preparation candidates passed the edTPA performance assessment required for certification in Georgia. Our graduates are learner-ready on their first day in the classroom.
Our candidates take jobs in Georgia’s public schools and stay.
Workforce data indicate 94.5 percent of 2014 Georgia State completers who took jobs in Georgia public schools remained in the classroom the subsequent year. Of the 2013 completers, 83 percent were still in the classroom two years after graduation.
Of the Georgia State graduates who started teaching in Georgia public schools between 2010-2014, 80 percent or more took their first jobs in high-needs public schools (with 2011 being an exception year, when 67 percent of our graduates who started teaching worked in high-needs public schools). Seventy-eight percent of graduates who started teaching in high-needs public schools in 2012 were still teaching two years later.
% of Completers
Note: The numbers in this table represent unduplicated counts of graduates who may have completed multiple programs/endorsements.
Yield and Retention in High-Needs Schools
|Yield in High
|2010||290||247 (85%)||221 (76%)||202 (70%)|
|2011||345||216 (67%||192 (72%)||182 (68%)|
|2012||294||237 (80%)||253 (86%)||229 (78%)|
|2013||269||216 (80%)||187 (73%)|
*Note: High-needs schools have more than 50 percent children on free/reduced lunch rate or have more than 60 percent minority enrollment.
|Number of Counties Hiring New Teachers||
Top Five Georgia Counties Employing New Teachers
|2015||2015 workforce data
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|2014||25||DeKalb, Gwinnett, Fulton, Atlanta Public Schools, Cobb/Clayton|
|2013||24||DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Atlanta Public Schools, Cobb|
|2012||34||Fulton, Gwinnett, Atlanta Public Schools, DeKalb, Cobb|
|2011||33||Fulton, DeKalb, Atlanta Public Schools, Gwinnett, Cobb/Clayton|
|2010||30||DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Cobb, Atlanta Public Schools|
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|
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