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School of Education

School of Education Title II Data

Conceptual Framework

Preparing scholars, lifelong learners, leaders and reflective professionals who are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence.

Teacher Preparation Programs

The School of Education at Saint Xavier University offers baccalaureate programs leading to licensure in early childhood education, middle level education, elementary education, and in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, secondary education in art, science (biology), english, social science (history), mathematics, music and spanish.

For candidates holding baccalaureate degrees, the School of Education offers master degree programs leading to initial licensure in early childhood education, elementary education, secondary education, and multicategorical special education, as well as advanced licensure in reading, multicategorical special education and school counseling.

The school also offers master degree programs in curriculum and instruction, educational technology, teaching english to speakers of other Languages (TESOL); integrative STEM (iSTEM), reading teacher, science in education -- and endorsement programs in English as a second language/bilingual education and teacher leader.

2015 Program Completers Pass Rates on Tests Required for Licensure

Test Field / Category

Institution Statewide
Number Tested Number Passed SXU Pass Rate Pass Rate
Basic Skills        
   Basic Skills Requirement -- -- 100% 100%
Aggregate -- -- -- 100%
Professional Knowledge/Pedagogy        
   101 APT: Birth to Grade 3 7 -- -- 100%
   102 APT: Grades K-9 34 34 100% 99%
   103 APT: Grades 6-12 26 26 100% 100%
   104 APT: Grades K-12 24 24 100% 100%
Aggregate 91 91 100% 100%
Academic Content Areas        
   105 Science Biology 4 -- -- 100%

   107 Early Childhood 
   Education

7 -- -- 100%

   110 Elementary/Middle
   Grades

36 36 100% 100%
   111 English Language Art 8 -- -- 100%
   114 Social Science: History 6 -- 100% 100%
   115 Mathematics 6 -- -- 100%
   163 Special Education
   General Curriculum
13 13 100% 100%

   135 Foreign Language:
   Spanish

2 -- -- 100%
  143 Music 6 -- -- 100%
  145 Visual Arts 2 -- -- 100%
Aggregate 90 90 100% 100%
Teaching Special Populations        
   155 Learning Behavior
   Specialist I
13 13 100% 100%
Aggregate
13 13 100% 100%
         
Summary Totals and Pass Rate 91 91 100% 100%


"--" indicates "Number Passed" and "Pass Rate" not shown because "Number Tested" is less than 10.

Accreditation

Saint Xavier University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. All programs offered by the School of Education are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education and the unit is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Initial Licensure Admission Guidelines

To earn full admission to the School of Education (SOE) and level 2 coursework SXU undergraduate students, undergraduate transfer students, and graduate students must complete the following requirements:

Conditional Admission to the SOE – Only general education and level 1 education coursework:

Probation Status Admission to SOE – Only level 1 coursework

Probation Status & Conditional Admission to SOE – Only level 1 coursework

Notable Features and Accomplishments