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Teacher Training Program Effectiveness Report Card
Cumberland University Overview
2012 Report Card on the Effectiveness of Teacher Training Programs
Cumberland University is a private, four year institution of higher education and a member of the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and School. Cumberland University has twenty-two approved teacher education programs.
- Cumberland University had 103 program completers and an average final GPA above the state average for 2010-2011 program completers.
- Program completers perform at the same level as veteran teachers and other beginning teachers following areas:
- 4th-8th grade: Math, Reading/Language, Science, Social Studies and TCAP composite scores
- High School: End of Course Exam composite scores
- Traditionally licensed program completers are more effective than other beginning teachers in 4th-8th grades: Science and high school End of Course exam composite scores.
- Cumberland's program completers teaching 4th-8th grade Social Studies have more completers in the least effective percentile as compared to beginning teacher performance distributions across the state.