Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) Data

Welcome to The University of Southern Mississippi’s Professional Education Unit’s data website. The educator preparation provider (EPP) - the "Unit" - at Southern Miss is committed to demonstrating accountability and assessment to all constituents in a transparent manner. Below are data displaying our teacher candidate performance divided into annual reporting measures per CAEP. For a listing of all Southern Miss' educator preparation licensure programs, click here. For information on accreditation, click here.

Reporting Measures

5.1.1 Impact on P-12 Learning and Development (Candidate Performance During Pre-Service)

Unit and Lesson Plans

Pre & Post Tests of Student Learning

Videos of Candidate Instruction

Candidate Reflection

Surveys of P-12 students on Candidate Performance

  • Not available at this time (will come available in next two years)
5.1.2 Impact on P-12 Learning and Development (Completer Performance During In-Service)

Student Achievement/Learning Models
  • Not available at this time (will come available in next two years)
Case Studies
  • Not available at this time (will come available in next two years)
M-STAR
  • State has not yet made available

5.2 Results of Completer Surveys

Alumni Survey

Survey of First Year Teacher Alumni Performance in the Classroom by Teachers and Principals

5.3 Graduation Rates

5.4 Ability of Completers to Meet Licensing/Certification Test Requirements

CORE and Praxis II Data

Optional Reporting Measures

5.5 Indicators of Teaching Effectiveness (Completer Performance During In-Service)

Surveys of P-12 Students on Completer Performance

  • Not available at this time (will come available in next two years)
School/District Level Teacher Evaluation
  • M-STAR Data (state has not yet made available)
Employer Observations
  • Not available at this time (will come available in next two years)
Employer Surveys
5.6 Results of Employer Surveys (Including Retention and Employment Milestones)
  • See above
5.7 Ability of Completers to be Hired in Education Positions for which they were Prepared
5.8 Student Loan Default Rates and Other Consumer Information 

Additional Data

Educational Field Experiences Data
Summary Report from Teacher Candidates

Summary Report from Cooperating Teachers

Summary Report from Principals Survey

Professional Dispositions Self-Assessment at End of Student Teaching 

100% of all students answered all questions as "yes"

Educational Field Experiences Exit Survey

  • Educational Field Experiences Exit Survey: 12/9/2011

Teacher Preparation Profile

AACTE/PEDS Annual Reports

CAEP Annual Reports
Unit Institutional Reports/Self-Studies
MEPPA Reports

University Standing Committee Annual Report

Pre-Service Data

Average GPA of Students at Time of Admission to EPP

Average GPA of 2010-2011 Applicants in Unit

  • Traditional, Initial: 3.27
  • Alternate Route, Initial:

Average GPA of 2011-2012 Applicants in Unit

  • Traditional, Initial: 3.24
  • Alternate Route, Initial: 3.00

Average GPA of 2012-2013 Applicants in Unit

  • Traditional, Initial: 3.25
  • Alternate Route, Initial: 3.17
Average GPA of 2013-2014 Applicants in Unit
  • Traditional, Initial: 3.40
  • Alternate Route, Initial: 3.56
Average GPA of 2014-2015 Applicants in Unit
  • Traditional, Initial: 3.36
  • Alternate Route, Initial:

Average GPAs of Program Completers

Average GPA of 2010-2011 Degree Completers in Unit

  • Traditional, Initial: 3.44
  • Alternate Route, Initial: 3.70

Average GPA of 2011-2012 Degree Completers in Unit

  • Traditional, Initial: 3.20
  • Alternate Route, Initial: 3.77

Average GPA of 2012-2013 Degree Completers in Unit

  • Traditional Route, Initial: 3.24
  • Alternate Route, Initial: 3.67
Average GPA of 2013-2014 Degree Completers in Unit
  • Traditional Route, Initial: 3.35
  • Alternate Route, Initial: 3.69

WEAVE Reports - Academic Program Assessments