Selective Admission and Retention in Teacher Education (SARTE)
3.4 and above
3.39 – 3.0
2.89 – 2.8
GPA lower than 2.8
A grade of at least a C is required for these 3 courses. If a student does not meet this requirement, SARTE admission will be denied.
ED 205 Dispositions (Instructor)
Notice of concern. This is giving a student notice that a disposition needs improving.
Concern. This would happen when you have given notice and no improvement was made.
Serious and/or Multiple Concerns
ED 205 Dispositions (practicum)
21 pts and above and no 1s in any category
18-20 pts and no 1s in any category
15-17 pts and no 1s in any category
12-14 pts and no 1s in any category
Below 12 and/or receive a 1 in any category
MTLE Basic Skills
Passed all 3
Passed 2; Failed 1 with score > 210
Passed 1; Failed 2 with score > 210
Failed all 3 or received a score < 210 on one or more.
HS/College extracurr, military, community service, 2nd career, etc.[IT1]
Extensive and ongoing
Every now and then
Once or twice
[IT1]The teacher candidate and the person who supervised their experiences will determine if the experience is extensive and ongoing, regular, every now and then…….etc. A signed document will be required.
Candidates scoring 70% (23 points) or more of the total possible points would be fully admitted to teacher education. Candidates scoring 60-70% (20-22 points) would not be admitted, but would have an automatic appeal of the decision, heard by the T-CaRe team. Candidates scoring below 60% (below 20 points) could appeal if desired, but this would not be automatic. An appeal request would come from the candidate & heard by the T-CaRe Team.
Teacher Candidates are required to have a grade of at least a C- in each of the required courses in the major except ED 205, ED 294, and SPED 225 for which they need to have at least a C. Also, Teacher Candidates are required to pass all 3 MTLE basic skills exams at application for student teaching. Applications are due at the beginning of the semester before student teaching. For Fall Student Teaching: February 15 / for Spring Student Teaching: September 15.
Natasha Smith talks about her experience