Each year the School of Education & Human Development surveys its recent graduates and the employers of these graduates. Information regarding the 2013-2014 graduates is found below.
More than 80% of alumni in the 2013-2014 cohort report that their teacher education program at Malone University either met or exceeded expectations in preparing them to:
- Master the content for which they have educational responsibility.
- Demonstrate competence in the process of planning developmentally appropriate educational experiences.
- Exhibit effective techniques which promote learning for all students regardless of race, culture, gender, creed or ability.
- Display professionalism and ownership of professional growth.
Employers who hired Malone University graduates from 2013-2014 indicate that these teachers exceed expectations in these areas:
- Inform educational practice with a worldview based on integrity, compassion, and service.
- Have mastery of the content they are teaching.
- Display professionalism.
- Demonstrate a commitment to insure others' needs are met without expectation of personal gain.
- Demonstrate a commitment to address the needs of all students in a caring, nondiscriminatory, and equitable manner.
- Demonstrate a commitment to providing appropriate educational opportunities regardless of students' socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, abilities, or exceptional learning needs.
One employer commented: "We love Malone grads as teachers...they are very well prepared to enter the classroom and manage the process of education. "