CAEP Annual Reporting Measures

Relay classroom Reporting

Impact Measure #1: Impact on P-12 learning and development

Relay is currently conducting a case study on the impact of its completers on P-12 learning and development. The findings from this study will be made available in August 2019.

Impact Measure #2: Indicators of teaching effectiveness

Relay is currently conducting a case study that measures the teaching effectiveness of a sample of its completers using the CLASS observation instrument. The findings from this study will be made available in August 2019.

Impact Measure #3: Satisfaction of employers and employment milestones

Satisfaction of Employers
Relay is currently conducting a case study that measures the satisfaction of its employers for a sample of its completers. The findings from this study will be made available in August 2019.

Employment Milestones
Relay’s Alumni Survey is administered electronically in the fall of each academic year to all program completers. The survey includes a set of questions that are intended to measure completer satisfaction with the quality of teacher preparation they received, as well as completers’ current employment and employment milestones. What follows are highlights from the survey questions that focus on employment milestones.

  • Initial-Level Programs: Of the alumni respondents who work in P-12 school settings, 237 indicated that they had been promoted since completing Relay’s program. See here for the full list of roles to which completers have been promoted.

  • Advanced-Level Programs: Of the respondents who work in P-12 school settings, 6 indicated that they had been promoted since completing Relay’s program. See here for the full list of roles to which completers have been promoted.

Impact Measure #4: Satisfaction of completers

What follows are highlights from the Alumni Survey that focus on completer satisfaction; see here for the full survey results which are disaggregated by program and instructional site.

Initial-Level Programs
Overall, 81%, 76%, and 77%  of completers responded “Agree” or “Strongly Agree” to the question, “Overall, I am very satisfied with the preparation I received at Relay” in 2018-19, 2017-18, and 2016-17, respectively. Findings indicate that 80% or more (responding “Well” or “Very Well”) of completers were particularly satisfied with how well Relay prepared them to:

  • Analyze student performance data (86% responded “Well” or “Very Well” in 2018-19);

  • Create an environment of high expectations for all students (84% responded “Well” or “Very Well” in 2018-19);

  • Improve my teaching based on feedback and reflection on practice (83% responded “Well” or “Very Well” in 2018-19);

  • Maintain a purposeful and effective learning environment (81% responded “Well” or “Very Well” in 2018-19);

  • Measure and analyze student growth and achievement (87%, 85%, and 87% responded “Well” or “Very Well” in 2018-19, 2017-18, and 2016-17, respectively);

  • Set challenging and appropriate goals for student learning and performance (82% responded “Well” or “Very Well” in 2018-19);

  • Use knowledge of student learning and curriculum to plan instruction (80% responded “Well” or “Very Well” in 2018-19).

Advanced-Level Programs
Overall, 83%, 80%, and 71%  of completers responded “Agree” or “Strongly Agree” to the question, “Overall, I am very satisfied with the preparation I received at Relay” in 2018-19, 2017-18, and 2016-17, respectively. Findings indicate that 100% of respondents selected “Well” or “Very Well” in 2018-19 for how well Relay prepared them to:

  • Adapt practice based on research and student performance data;

  • Analyze student performance data;

  • Differentiate instruction based on student needs;

  • Improve my teaching based on feedback and reflection on practice;

  • Measure and analyze student growth and achievement; and

  • Teach in ways that support students with special needs - exceptional children.

Impact Measure #5: Graduation rates

The tables below describe three-cycles of graduation rates for initial-level and advanced-level programs.

Cohort 2018 Graduation Rates

Cohort

Number of Completers

Graduation Rate

Initial-level licensure programs

930

79%

Advanced-level licensure programs

22

76%

 

Cohort 2017 Graduation Rates

Cohort

Number of Completers

Graduation Rate

Initial-level licensure programs

719

86%

Advanced-level licensure programs

34

65%

 

Cohort 2016 Graduation Rates

Cohort

Number of Completers

Graduation Rate

Initial-level licensure programs

546

89%

Advanced-level licensure programs

34

79%

 

Impact Measure #6: Ability of completers to meet licensing (certification) and any additional certification requirements

Relay’s overall Title II pass rate for the 2017-18 academic year is 90%.

Impact Measure #7: Ability of completers to be hired in education positions for which they have BEEN prepared

Of the completers that took the 2018-19 Alumni Survey, the following data was collected on their current employment.

Initial-Level

  • 86% of respondents to the 2018-19 survey are employed in a P-12 role. The breakdown is as follows:

    • 66%: Classroom teacher

    • 11%: Other role in P-12 education

    • 8%: Instructional leader

    • 1%: School leader

  • The majority of respondents (90%) indicated that they intend to remain in the classroom beyond this year.

Advanced-Level

  • 100% of respondents to the 2018-19 survey are employed in a P-12 role. The breakdown is as follows: 67% are classroom teachers and 33% are instructional leaders.

Impact Measure #8: Student loan default rates

Student loan default rates