University – based teacher education programs are currently under attack by the general public for producing non-effective teachers. In order to combat the perception of the “disintegration of teacher preparation” (Baines 2010), Teacher Preparation Programs need to demonstrate to the public the rigor of their screening measures and admissions criteria as a beginning to demonstrating program rigor. This presentation will detail one university’s efforts to collect and analyze admission criteria to Teacher Education Programs in universities across the state.
"Maintaining the Boundaries: Teacher Education Program Admission Criteria for Screening Quality Candidates,"
Administrative Issues Journal:
3, Article 14.
Available at: http://dc.swosu.edu/aij/vol3/iss3/14