College of Education

The College of Education At-a-Glance

Our People Make the Difference

COE Economic Impact Report - 2012-13   $1,543,269.62

Economic impact of student work in local schools, if they had been paid at an instructional assistant rate. 

Students

  •  450 Undergraduate Teacher Education Students
  •  128 Graduate Students

Faculty

  •  23 Tenure and Tenure-track faculty
  •  4 Instructors
  •  1 Master Practitioner

Staff

  • 7 full time staff personnel
  • 1 9-month staff personnel

Alumni

  • 2,182 graduates from our programs

 

Faculty Publications and Presentations:

2009-2012

  • 167 Publications
  • 253 Presentations

 

Highly Qualified Teacher Education Candidates

A Student Profile

Entering class of 2008 (graduated 2012):

SAT Verbal   549
SAT Math     553

Combined    1102

ACT             25.97

           

Entering class of 2011 (current sophomores):

SAT Verbal   536

SAT Math      564

Combined    1100

ACT             26.38

 

Average cumulative grade point average:

2011 initial completers - 3.588
2012 initial completers - 3.597

 

A Program that Works

Job Placement Rates

The College of Education at Butler has 100% placement for graduates licensed and seeking employment.

The COE maintains partnerships with Metropolitan School District of Pike Township and Indianapolis Public Schools involving two partner schools in the district: Shortridge High School and the Butler University/IPS Lab School.

 

Guided Field Experiences from the start:

Early Field Experiences:         126 to 294 clock hours

Supervised Clinical  Experiences/Student Teaching:             

640 (one semester - Middle/Secondary Education)

1280 (two semesters - Elementary Education)

 

A Rigorous Program with Results

 Title II IPRC Data for 2011-2012:

Traditional Program

Alternative Program

 

Opportunities to Learn Abroad

Short Term Study Abroad Trips:
Turkey & Greece- May 2010 (graduate)
Rome, Florence and Paris- May 2011
Italy & Greece- May 2012
Australia & Hawaii- May 2013
Paris, Provence, Barcelona & Madrid- May 2014

Student Teaching Abroad:
Tasmania and Indiana University Overseas Program

 

National Accreditation

The Butler University College of Education has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1953.

13 Specialized Professional Associations (SPAs) are designated with national recognition.  Each SPA program area collects 6-8 assessments annually which include rubrics, assessment descriptions, and data charts.  This program review process allows for continuous improvement and curricular changes to better meet student learning outcomes.  

 

Structure & Content Areas for Licensing

Undergraduate

Elementary Education

Middle/Secondary Education

Teaching Content Areas:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish
  • Human Movement and Health Science Education

 

Music Education K-12

Content Areas:

  • Choral/General Music
  • Instrumental/General Music
  • Voice Major
  • Instrumental Major
  • Keyboard Major

 

Graduate

  • Master's of Science in School Counseling
  • Master's of Science in Educational Administration
  • Master's of Science in Education: Effective Teaching & Leadership

 

Testimonials

Hear our students, faculty and staff talk about what makes the College of Education a model teacher education program.

 

Butler University At A Glance