Teacher Candidate Content Knowledge Outcomes

Teacher candidates at Malone University are expected to be experts in the content they are teaching.

Candidates' content knowledge is assessed through their cumulative grade point average (GPA) (on a 4.0 scale) and on the scores they earn on the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) content knowledge test for their licensure area. 

Cumulative GPA

Malone University teacher education candidates consistently maintain well above-average GPAs.

Year Admission to Teacher Education Candidacy for Clinical Experience
2015-2016 (All initial licensure candidates) 3.52 3.58
2014–2015 (Undergraduates) 3.40 3.59
2013–2014 (Undergraduates) 3.38 3.20
2012–2013 (Undergraduates) 3.50 3.26

 Assessment Pass Rates

 Pedagogical and content initial licensure pass rates:

Year Malone Candidates Taking Assessment Malone Candidates Passing Assessment Malone Pass Rate
2014-2015 52 49 94%
2013–2014 61 58 95%
2012–2013 78 76 97%

 

Year Ohio Candidates Taking Assessment Ohio Candidates Passing Assessment Ohio Pass Rate
2014-2015 5144 4847 94%
2013–2014 5682 5324 94%
2012–2013 5868 5674 97%