School of Education

SOE Performance Data & Accreditation Information

Accreditation

Credential programs at CSU Chico are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Programs are engaged in ongoing reporting, with a site visit at the end of each seven-year accreditation cycle. The result of the Spring 2015 site visit report was a unanimous recommendation of Accreditation.
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School of Education Numerical Facts
$15 million in active grants, as of 2020-2021.Five faculty recipients of awards for quality online instruction.
CSU, Chico began educating teachings in 1889.

265 new teachers completed credential programs in 2019-20.

Two pathways to earn a combined degree and credential.

173 educators earned an MA in Education in AYs 2016-2021.
Our credential candidates pass the California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA) at a higher rate than the state average.

Chico 93%
Statewide 91%
Partner schools cover an area of 30,000 square miles.

Data Sources

In SOE professional preparation programs, multiple forms of data are collected and analyzed to ensure that our graduates meet rigorous state and national standards. Data include:

Indicators of Success

  • Our candidates successfully pass CalTPA, the Performance Assessment for California Teachers at a higher rate than the state average, 93% v. 91%, respectively.
  • The pass rate on CBEST is 6.4% higher among CSU Chico candidates than the statewide average over the last 5 years.
  • The pass rate on CSET is 1.4% higher among CSU Chico candidates than the statewide average over the past 5 years.
  • In a survey of administrators who hire graduates from across the CSUs, Chico graduates outrank others by a 13% margin in their preparation to work with students with special needs in inclusive classrooms.
  • In a survey of administrators who hire graduates from across the CSUs, Graduates of the Single Subject (Middle/High School) Credential Program outrank others by a 14% margin in their preparation to teach content reading.
  • In the MA in Education Programs, based on a survey of 2015-2016 graduates, 100% of respondents felt well or very well prepared to engage in scholarly writing. Additionally, 100% of respondents felt well or very well prepared to evaluate how a community’s strengths and resources can be used to create change.
  • In the Educational Leadership Program, based on a survey of 2015-2016 graduates, 100% of graduate students agreed or strongly agreed that the program helped them to promote the success of all students at their schools through advocating, nurturing, and sustaining a school cultural conducive to student learning.

Candidate Performance Data

All Title II Dashboards are available at the following link: Title II Reports

The most recent report is directly available at: Title II Annual Report(opens in new window)

If you have any questions, suggestions, comments, or feedback, please reach us at educ@csuchico.edu.