- An impressive 96 percent of students who finish our teacher preparation program pass the state TExES certification exam (2017).
- One hundred percent of our educator preparation graduates report being well or sufficiently prepared for their first year on the job, according to a Texas Education Agency survey.
- Graduates of our principal, superintendent and educational diagnostician programs report that their courses were academically challenging and provided an understanding of accepted professional practices (92 percent), according to a College exit survey.
- Because 96 percent of our graduated teachers stay in the Gulf Coast region starting in their first year, our alumni are a major force of local transformation. More than 350 students completed our teacher preparation program in 2017.
- The college has more than 40 years of robust school district partnerships through the Houston Area Teacher Center (HATC). The consortium includes 30-plus participating school districts.
- The college ranks in the nation’s top 1 percent of undergraduate programs that prepare elementary school teachers and the top 3 percent of graduate preparation programs, based on an analysis from the National Council on Teacher Quality.
- Our online graduate education program is ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
The College is committed to continuous assessment and improvement through the accreditation process of our teacher education and advanced certification programs. The documents below provide a snapshot of the College as required by CAEP:
- Impact on pre-K-12 student learning
- Indicators of teaching effectiveness
- School district satisfaction of hired teachers
- Teacher graduate satisfaction (initial-licensure programs)
- Graduate satisfaction (advanced-level programs)
- Graduation rates
- State certification exam pass rates (initial-licensure programs and advanced-level programs)
- Teacher graduate employment rate
- Employment information (advanced-level programs)
- Employment of UH-prepared teachers in top 10 districts
- UH average cost of attendance
- UH loan information
The Texas Education Agency posts Consumer Information about Educator Preparation Programs to assist individuals interested in obtaining a teaching certificate in order to select the educator preparation program that best meets their needs. This information is also useful for school districts planning their staffing and recruitment activities.