Suggested Teacher Education Course Progression
for 5-12 and K-12 Programs in T&L

Summative Decision Point 1 (Phase I – Admission to BCP)

5 – 12 Programs K – 12 Programs
  • Application for Program
  • Limited Criminal History Check Completed & Approved
  • CASA at cutoff score
  • GPA = 2.5
  • “C” or better in core courses
  • “C” or better in EPSY 202
  • Application for Program
  • Limited Criminal History Check Completed & Approved
  • CASA at cutoff score
  • GPA = 2.5
  • “C” or better in core courses
  • “C” or better in EPSY 202

Summative Decision Point 2 (Phase II – BCP I)

5 – 12 Programs K – 12 Programs
  • “C” or better in CIMT 301/302
  • Satisfactory recommendation from clinical faculty
  • Satisfactory recommendation from course instructor(s)
  • Satisfactory recommendation from content methods instructor(s)
  • “C” or better in ELED 226
  • Satisfactory recommendation from clinical faculty
  • Satisfactory recommendation from course instructor(s)
  • Satisfactory recommendation from content methods instructor(s)

Summative Decision Point 3 (Phase III – BCP II)

5 – 12 Programs K – 12 Programs
  • “C” or better in CIMT 400/400L
  • “C” or better in SPED 226 and EPSY 341 or approved equivalent (these may be taken prior to this phase)
  • Satisfactory recommendation from clinical faculty, course instructor(s) and content methods instructors
  • Completed application for student teaching
  • Pearson Content Exam scoring no lower than one standard error of measurement below state-mandated cutoff
  • GPA > 2.5 or better
  • Any special requirements for student teaching originating in the content major satisfied
  • Recommendation of content department
  • “C” or better in CIMT 301/302, 350
  • “C” or better in SPED 226 or approved equivalent and EPSY 341 or approved equivalent (these may be taken prior to this phase)
  • Satisfactory recommendation from clinical faculty, course instructor(s) and content methods instructors
  • Completed application for student teaching - Pearson Content Exam  scoring no lower than one standard error of measurement below state-mandated cutoff
  • GPA > 2.5 or better
  • Any special requirements for student teaching originating in the content major satisfied
  • Recommendation of content department

Summative Decision Point 4 (Phase IV – BCP III) Candidacy (Prior to grad and licensure)

5 – 12 Programs K – 12 Programs
  • “S” in student teaching
  • “B” or better in CIMT 402 or content major equivalent
  • Application for graduation
  • Application for licensure (retake Pearson Content Exam  if not at state cutoff)
  • “S” in student teaching
  • “B” or better in CIMT 402 or content major equivalent
  • Application for graduation
  • Application for licensure (retake Pearson Content Exam if not at state cutoff)