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College of Education Candidate Performance

Average GPA of Teacher Education Program Completers by Academic Year
  2015-2016 2014-2015 2013-2014 2012-2013
Undergraduate 3.55 3.58 3.45 3.52
Graduate 3.85 3.92 3.88 3.92

2017 Title II Report Card

Title II of the Higher Education Act, approved by the U.S. Congress in 1998 and amended in 2008, requires institutions with teacher preparation programs to publish descriptive program information and initial certification licensure examination pass rates on a yearly basis. The purpose of this federal requirement is to provide the public with information about the training, philosophy, and quality of teacher preparation programs of institutions of higher education.

CAEP Annual Reporting Measures


Northern Illinois Public School Districts Median Beginning Salary
  2014-2015 2013-2014 2012-2013
Bachelor's Degree $35,303-$41,535 $34,936-$41,149 $34,327-$40,530
Master's Degree $39,908-$46,240 $39,521-$45,814 $39,192-$45,365

Source: Illinois State Board of Education. 2015. Table 5. Median Scheduled Salaries of Illinois Public School Districts, by Enrollment Size and Geographic Region. Illinois Teacher Salary Study 2014-2015 (p. 3). Retrieved from Illinois Teacher Salary Study.

2014 Annual Report Educator Supply and Demand in Illinois

This report is issued every three years and contains projections of high and low demand areas for educators in the State of Illinois.