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Transylvania University

General Information
Praxis II Assessments
SLLA & KYPT Assessments
New Teacher Survey Results

**This institution has been identified, as defined in 16 KAR 5:010 Section 24, as an institution that is 'null.'**

About the Preparation Program*
Transylvania University's philosophy is that the scope, spirit, analytic approaches, and integration of knowledge inherent in liberal education are the best preparation for life beyond college. Transylvania also recognizes that specific career goals are important and integrates these within individual programs of study. The Teacher Education Program prepares future teachers for elementary, middle, and high school classrooms, with programs leading to certification in math, English, biology, chemistry, and social studies at the secondary level. P-12 certification programs are available in art, integrated music, French, Spanish, and physical education. The entire teacher education program is small, consisting currently of approximately 26 admitted students (all certification levels) and three full-time faculty members. Utilizing an innovative curriculum, the faculty and students place an emphasis upon the importance of caring, learner-centered ways of coming to knowledge and interacting with one another.

Designated Head of Educator Preparation Program
   Tiffany Wheeler
   300 North Broadway
   Lexington, KY 40508
   Phone: (859) 233-8300   Fax :(859) 233-8797

Current Accreditation Status:
   NCATE Accreditation:Continuing accreditation
   Granted : Oct, 2007
   State Accreditation:Continuing accreditation
   Granted : Jan, 2008
Quality Performance Indicator:
Quality Performance Index: Unavailable until further notice On May 14, 2007 the Education Professional Standards Board appointed the Educator Preparation Program Quality Measurement Committee to review the accountability measure(s) of educator preparation programs. On June 18, 2007, based on a recommendation from this committee, the EPSB voted in favor of waiving the QPI portion of the KEPP report card.

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The Educator Preparation Program Quality Measurement Committee will continue to meet on a regular basis in order to assist the EPSB staff in identifying effective program quality assessment measures. Once developed and implemented, the new measures will replace the QPI portion of KEPP report card.
Next Scheduled Accreditation Visit:
    Spring 2014

Web Site:
Supporting Links:
  Accreditation and Approved Certificate Programs
  Approved Program by Certificate Area
  New Teacher Assessment by Certificate Type
  Federal Title II Website
  EPSB Home Page

*To facillitate understanding, the report card uses the term "program" instead of the accreditation term "unit". For purposes of the report card, the two terms are synonymous, with "program" referring to ALL of the individual education programs offered by an institution or agency.