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PEU Assessment Across Programs

Initial Programs' Common Assessments

Candidates in initial certification programs are assessed according to national and state standards as well as proficiencies in the OSU Professional Education Conceptual Framework (LEADS).

Professional Portfolio

Portfolios are a state requirement for teacher certification in Oklahoma. Specifically, portfolios must:

  • be evaluated at three checkpoints:
    1. Application for admission to professional education. Students should begin these
      processes with the first professional education course taken.
    2. Prior to placement for student teaching.
    3. At the point of recommendation for certification. This is completed during one's student teaching
      semester and is submitted before OSU can recommend for certification.
  • focus on INTASC, the Oklahoma General Competencies for Teacher Certification and
    Licensure and the OSU LEADS core values at the initial level and assessed by a common
    rubric across all programs
  • be submitted electronically through the adopted content management system with
    assessment data collected in the OSU PEU assessment system.

Forms of Assessment

Advanced Programs' Common Assessments

Candidates in advanced certification programs are assessed according to national and/or state
specialized program area (SPA) standards as well as knowledge, skills and dispositions in the OSU
Professional Education Conceptual Framework (LEADS).

Professional Portfolio

Portfolios are a state requirement for teacher certification in Oklahoma. Specifically, portfolios must:

  • be evaluated at a minimum of two checkpoints:
    1. Application for admission to professional education. Students should begin these
      processes with the first professional education course taken.
    2. At the point of recommendation for certification. This is completed during one's final semester
      and is submitted before OSU can recommend for certification.
  • focus on the appropriate state and/or national SPA standards and the OSU LEADS core values
    at the initial level
  • be submitted electronically through the adopted content management system with assessment
    data collected in the OSU PEU assessment system.

Forms of Assessment

Assessments across both Initial and Advanced Programs