2019-20 Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Commendations

 

Category 1: Rigorous and Robust Preparation

These EPPs were identified as performing above and beyond on the ASEP annual performance standards.

Educator Preparation Program First Test Pass Rate,
all exams
First Test Pass Rate in Bilingual/ESL First Test Pass Rate in Special Education
Amberton University First Test Pass Rate, all exams award    
Austin College First Test Pass Rate, all exams award    
Austin Community College   First Test Pass Rate, Bilingual/ESL award First Test Pass Rate, all exams award
Region 10 Education Service Center First Test Pass Rate, all exams award    
Rice University First Test Pass Rate, all exams award    
Texas A&M University     First Test Pass Rate, Special Education award
University of Dallas First Test Pass Rate, all exams award    

 

Category 2: Preparing the Educators Texas Needs

These EPPs were identified for recruiting, preparing and supporting the certification of teachers in content shortage areas.

Educator Preparation Program Bilingual/ESL Special
Education
Mathematics Computer Science
A+ Texas Teachers       Content Shortage Area-Special Education award
Austin Community College Content Shortage Area-Bilingual/ESL award Content Shortage Area-Special Education award    
Hardin-Simmons University     Content Shortage Area-Special Education award  
Region 5 Education Service Center   Content Shortage Area-Special Education award    
Texas A&M International University  

 

Content Shortage Area-Bilingual/ESL award  
University of Houston - Downtown Content Shortage Area-Bilingual/ESL award      
University of Texas - Dallas     Content Shortage Area-Bilingual/ESL award  
Urban Teachers Content Shortage Area-Bilingual/ESL award Content Shortage Area-Bilingual/ESL award Content Shortage Area-Bilingual/ESL award  

 

Category 2: Preparing the Educators Texas Needs

These EPPs were identified for preparing and supporting teachers who identify as teachers of color or are employed in rural schools.

Educator Preparation Program Hispanic African
American
Employed in
rural schools
EIT: Excellence in Teaching Preparing Educators who identify as Hispanic Award    
Houston ISD   Preparing Educators who identify as African American Award  
Huston-Tillotson University   Preparing Educators who identify as African American Award  
McClennan Community College     Preparing Educators who identify as Hispanic Award
Prairie View A&M University   Preparing Educators who identify as African American Award  
Region 6 Education Service Center     Preparing Educators who identify as Hispanic Award
Region 7 Education Service Center     Preparing Educators who identify as Hispanic Award
Texas A&M International University Preparing Educators who identify as Hispanic Award    
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley Preparing Educators who identify as Hispanic Award    

 

Category 3: Preparing Educators for Long Term Success

These EPPs were identified for preparing and supporting educators for employee retention or for growth into other professional roles.

Educator Preparation Program Teacher retention as a public school teacher for 5 years Teacher retention as a public school professional for 5 years Employment in a Principal or Assistant Principal role within 3 years
LeTourneau University     Preparing Educators for Retention-Public School Professional for 5 Years Award
Texas Christian University     Preparing Educators for Retention-Employment in a Principal or Assist Principal within 3 Years Award
Texas Tech University     Preparing Educators for Retention-Employment in a Principal or Assist Principal within 3 Years Award
University of Texas - Austin     Preparing Educators for Retention-Employment in a Principal or Assist Principal within 3 Years Award

 

Category 4: Innovative Educator Preparation

These EPPs were identified for seeking innovative ways to prepare their candidates for the classroom.

Educator Preparation Program    
Texas Tech University
award
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University of Houston
award
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Urban Teachers
award
More information

 

Contact Information

Educator Data and Preparation Program Management


If you have questions concerning Educator Preparation Program Commendations, please contact:

Dr. Mark Olofson
Mark.Olofson@tea.texas.gov
Phone (512) 463-8911