CAEP Annual Reporting

CAEP uses annual reporting measures to provide information to the public on both program outcome and program impact. The measures are:

Measure 1

Measure 2

Measure 3

Measure 4

Samford Student Loan Default Rates
Year Rate
2018 2%
2017 2.6%
2016 2.9%
2015 1.9%
2014 2.1%
2013 2.0%
2012 0.7%
Source: Samford Director of Student Financial Services; Data: 2018-19 Samford Rate Schedule

Assessment Process

CAEP Approved Programs

Initial Programs Reviewed
Class B Programs Review Options
ESEC: Early Childhood, Special Education, Elementary, Collaborative (Includes the following certificates)
Early Childhood P-3 NAEYC
Elementary K-6 AL: CIEP
Early Childhood Special Education (P-3) AL: CIEP
Elementary Collaborative (K-6) AL: CIEP
Elementary with Christian Missions Concentration
Elementary K-6 AL: CIEP
SEED: Secondary Education (Includes the following content certificate areas)
English Language Arts NCTE
French (6-12 and P-12) AL: CIEP
German (6-12 and P-12) AL: CIEP
Spanish (6-12 and P-12) AL: CIEP
Mathematics AL: CIEP
General Social Studies NCSS
History CIEP
Choral Music P-12 NASM
Instrumental Music P-12 NASM
Alternative Route Programs Reviewed
Programs Review Options
Alt. A Elementary
Elementary K-6 ACEI
Alt. A Secondary (Includes the following content certificate areas)
English Language Arts (6-12) NCTE
Spanish (6-12) AL: CIEP
Mathematics NCTM
General Science AL: CIEP
Biology AL: CIEP
General Social Studies AL: CIEP
History CIEP
Alt. A P-12
Choral Music P-12 NASM
Instrumental Music P-12 NASM
Physical Education P-12 NASPE
Alt. A Collaborative
Collaborative K-6 AL: CIEP
Collaborative 6-12 AL: CIEP
Advanced Programs Reviewed
Class A Programs Review Options
MSE Gifted Education CEC
MSE Elementary No SPA or CIEP
MS in Instructional Leadership ELCC/NELP
EdS in Instructional Leadership ELCC/NELP

Public Reports Archive

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The human development and family science undergraduate degree program at Samford University has been reviewed by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). It has been recognized as an NCFR CFLE–approved program offering coursework covering the content required for the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) designation. Graduates of NCFR CFLE–approved programs qualify to apply for the CFLE designation via an abbreviated application process. Learn more about our Department of Human Development and Family Science.