Advanced Licensure Assessments
EPP-wide Assessments for all advanced programs
1: Appropriate Praxis II Subject Assessment test scores
Passing scores are determined by the South Carolina State Department of Education: South Carolina Test Requirements
2. Assessment of Professional Dispositions
Candidates in all programs are assessed on dispositions throughout the course of their programs. As a key assessment, the College has chosen to collect the Assessment of Dispositions. Candidates are expected to earn an average of a "3" on the indicators of this assessment. Professional Dispositions, Advanced 20FA_M.Ed. Educational Leadership
3. Observation and Conference Project
The Observation and Conference Project was created by University faculty to provide practical experience with the supervision of teachers to assess candidates’ content knowledge of instructional and supervision concepts contained in the ELCC standards. The candidate’s overall performance on the Observation and Conference Project provides an assessment of each candidate’s proficiency relative to ELCC Standard 2. Candidates must earn a mean score of 3.0 or higher for successful completion of the Observation and Conference Project.
4. Internship Portfolio
The Internship Project was designed by faculty to assess the candidate’s knowledge and skills related to strategic leadership, ethical leadership, and management of school discipline policies and procedures. As a culminating internship project, this assignment aligns with ELCC Standards 1, 3, and 5. Candidates must earn a mean score of 2.0 or higher for successful completion of the Internship Project.
5. School Improvement/Performance Plan
The School Improvement/Performance Plan was designed by faculty as an assessment of a candidate’s proficiency in ELCC standards related to the area of teaching and learning. Candidates develop plans that engage in data-driven decision making and develop actions to support a process of continuous school improvement. This assignment aligns with ELCC Standards 2, 3, and 6. Candidates must earn a mean score of 2.0 or higher for successful completion of the School Improvement/Performance Plan.
6. Guide to Home-School-Community Relationships Project
The Guide to Home-School-Community Relationships Project is an assignment designed to assess the candidate’s knowledge and skills related to school operations (ELCC 3.1 and 3.2) and building and sustaining positive school relationships with families and community stakeholders, especially in using the community’s diverse resources, using technology and projecting resource needs, and serving diverse community interests and needs (ELCC 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4). Candidates must earn a mean score of 2.0 or higher for successful completion of the Guide to Home-School-Community Relationships Project.
Key Assessment 6 (Guide to Home-School-Community Relationships)