CAEP Annual Reporting Measures

Accreditation Information

The UM Educator Preparation Programs (EPP) are fully accredited by the Montana Board of Public Education and the National Council on the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through Autumn 2022. Our next accreditation review and site visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) will be in Spring 2022. UM's education programs have been nationally accredited continuously since 1954. 

Program Impact and Outcome Measures (CAEP Standard 4)

The Montana Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Statewide Protocol for Continuous Improvement is a 3-year cycle of data collection designed to support EPP continuous program improvement and meet ARM 10.58.314 through analyses of employer satisfaction and completer impact, performance, and perception of program relevance.
  • Impact on P-12 Learning and Development

The program is currently conducting a case study of our recent program completers as part of the three-year cycle. Click here for information regarding the case study overview. The Employer and Completer surveys below also address impact. Case study will be available July 1, 2021.
  • Indicators of Teaching Effectiveness

The program is currently conducting a case study of our recent program completers as part of a three-year cycle. Click here for information regarding the case study overview. The Employer and Completer surveys below also address indicators of teaching effectiveness. Case study will be available July 1, 2021.
  • Satisfaction of Employers and Employment Milestones

Employer Survey in progress for 20-21 (Initial and Advanced Programs)
  • Satisfaction of Completers

Completer Survey Results 18-19 (Initial Programs)
  • Ability of completers to meet licensing requirements and ability of completers to be hired in education positions for which they have been prepared

For the 19-20 testing year, 95% of our elementary program completers met or exceeded Montana’s score on the Praxis test for licensure on the first attempt with an average 14 points higher than the MT score and a median 15 points higher than the MT score. For all required licensure tests (all content areas) in 19-20, 94% of UM completers met or exceeded the Montana score on the first attempt.

  • Student Loan Default Rates and Other Consumer Information