Student Teacher Rating of Program Effectiveness

2019-2020 Student Teacher Survey

Student Teacher Responses:
My teacher education program helped me . . .

Become more knowledgeable in my field

“I would recommend this program to a friend and colleague.”

“Excellent! I really learned a lot and feel that I have grown as a teacher!”

Become a more effective teacher

“The program was helpful for learning the foundations and philosophies of education. It was also helpful because we were taught how to plan, execute, and evaluate lessons. I feel more prepared and confident in the classroom”

“Excellent! The instructors and mentor teachers are so helpful throughout our learning journey.”


Become a more caring teacher

“This teacher education program was rigorous, but I have grown so much. I will definitely recommend this program to others.”

“I really enjoyed the program. I think it has a good foundation and really knows what they want their student teachers to achieve.”

Source: Survey for Student Teachers, 2019-20

Administered in the Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020 semesters as web-based surveys to all student teachers who were graduating in the semester of the survey’s administration. Respondent’s opinions were calculated using a five point scale ranging from Strongly Agree to Strongly Disagree.

Response Rate: In the 2019-2020 academic year, 173 of the 227 student teachers responded, resulting in a response rate of 76%.