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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and regular hours over the weekend.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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Unit and Program Assessment


Unit assessment is a continuous process that underlies all excellent programs of teaching and learning. The Unit has designed the Teacher Education Assessment Management System (TEAMS) as a systematic process for determining the extent to which the initial and the advanced programs address the outcomes of the conceptual framework(s). Internal and external program assessment data are collected in order to help evaluate the work of the Unit. The goal is to direct improvement efforts in order to ensure program quality.

SPA Initial Program Reports

Foreign Languages - ACTFL Report>> Response>> Rejoinder>> Response>>
Early Childhood - NAEYC Report>> Response>>
Early Childhood with Special Education Emphasis - NAEYC/CEC Report>> Response>>
Social Studies - NCSS Report>> Response>>
Social Studies (post baccalaureate) - NCSS Report>> Response>>
English - NCTE Report>> Response>> Rejoinder>> Response>>
Mathematics - NCTM Report>> Response>>
Middle Level Education - NMSA Report>> Response>>
General Sciences - NSTA Report>> Response>> Rejoinder>> Response>>
Agriculture Education - STATE Report>> Response>>
Physical Education- STATE Report>> Response>>

SPA Advanced Program Reports

Gifted and Talented - NAGC/CEC Report>> Response>> Rejoinder>> Response>>
Special Education (P-4) - CEC Report>> Response>> Rejoinder>> Response>> Rejoinder>>
Special Education (4-12) - CEC Report>> Response>>
Educational Leadership (MSE) - ELCC Report>> Response>>
Educational Leadership (EdS) - ELCC Report>> Response>>
Curriculum and Instruction - ELCC Report>> Response>>
Reading - IRA Report Response>> Rejoinder>> Response>> Rejoinder>> Response>>
Early Childhood - NAEYC Report Response
School Psychology - NASP Report>> Response>> Rejoinder>> Response>>

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Conceptual Frameworks

Unit Assessment is aligned with our conceptual frameworks.  Conceptual Frameworks have been developed for our initial programs and also for our advanced programs.

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TEAMS Assessment Handbook

The Teacher Education Assessment Management System Handbook provides valuable information on assessment protocol.

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