Title II Disclosure/University Web Site
In compliance with the requirements of Title II of the Higher Education Act, the University of Montevallo reports that the state of Alabama presently administers the Alabama Prospective Teacher Test for undergraduate students seeking initial teacher certification, and Praxis II, a state-mandated test to evaluate content knowledge in the chosen teaching field(s). Successful completion of both tests is required for Alabama teacher certification.
The College of Education enrolled 509 initial-certification seeking undergraduate and graduate students during the 2004–2005 academic year, with 113 students in programs of supervised student teaching/internship. The student faculty ratio for supervised student teaching was 3.53:1. Student teaching involves 16 weeks at 40 hours per week, for a total of 640 clock hours. Based on Alabama’s most-recent assessment of first-year teacher performance, 98 percent of UM graduates attained the benchmark score on the state of Alabama’s Professional Educator Performance Evaluation (PEPE).
A copy of the University’s most-recent annual report may be obtained from the University’s website (under “Notices” in the “Administration” category) or by requesting it from the Office of the Dean of Education, Station 6360.