2020-21 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 Mathematics First Test Pass Rate in Special Education First Test Pass Rate in CTE

Baylor University

First Test Pass Rate, all exams award First Test Pass Rate, all exams award

 

 

 

EIT: Excellence in Teaching

  First Test Pass Rate, all exams award      
Rice University First Test Pass Rate, Bilingual/ESL award        
Texas A&M University International University   First Test Pass Rate, all exams award      
Texas A&M University     First Test Pass Rate, all exams award   First Test Pass Rate, all exams award
University of Dallas First Test Pass Rate, Special Education award        
University of Texas - Austin       First Test Pass Rate, Special Education 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 Career and Technical Education
A+ Texas Teachers       Content Shortage Area-Special Education award  
Austin Community College Content Shortage Area-Bilingual/ESL award Content Shortage Area-Special Education award      
Dallas ISD     Content Shortage Area-Special Education award    
Region 13 Education Service Center         Content Shortage Area-Special Education award
Tarleton State University Content Shortage Area-Bilingual/ESL award       Content Shortage Area-Bilingual/ESL award
Teachworthy         Content Shortage Area-Bilingual/ESL 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    
Yes Prep Public Schools Inc     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
A Career in Teaching-EPP (McAllen) Preparing Educators who identify as Hispanic Award    
Harris County Department of Education   Preparing Educators who identify as African American Award  
Howard Payne University     Preparing Educators who identify as African American Award
Huston-Tillotson University   Preparing Educators who identify as Hispanic Award  
Lamar University     Preparing Educators who identify as African American Award
Prairie View A&M University   Preparing Educators who identify as African American Award  
Region 1 Education Service Center Preparing Educators who identify as Hispanic Award    
Region 6 Education Service Center     Preparing Educators who identify as Hispanic Award
Region 14 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
Texas Christian 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    
Sam Houston State University
award
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University of Texas - San Antonio
award
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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