Specific Evaluation Measures

The following evaluation measures are described in further detail in the 2018-2019 School Counseling Evaluation Report.

Praxis Test Scores

In 2019, 14 students graduated from the School Counseling program (87.5% completion rate).

All graduates passed the Professional School Counselor Praxis exam on their first attempt, and all fulfilled requirements for licensure as a K-12 school counselor in North Carolina.

Additionally, all nine of the students who voluntarily took the National Counselor Examination (NCE) passed the exam on their first attempt.

Job Placement

100% of the graduates from the School Counseling class of 2019 found employment before their official August 2019 graduation.

Employer Feedback

Employers (schools) hiring our graduates were surveyed on their views on the competence of UNC-CH graduates in their first year of employment. Employers also rated the competence of UNC-CH graduates using a four-point scale (4=excellent; 3=good; 2=fair; 1=poor).

  • 2019 School Counseling graduates received a mean score of 4.0.

Employers of UNC-CH’s School Counseling Program graduates also rated their preparation in key program area standards (CACREP) using a four-point scale (4=excellent; 3=good; 2=fair; 1=poor).

2019 School Counseling graduates received the following mean scores:
  • Foundations: 4.0
  • Diversity and Advocacy: 3.9
  • Academic Development: 3.8
  • Leadership: 3.8
  • Counseling, Prevention and Intervention: 4.0
  • Collaboration: 3.8
  • Assessment: 3.8
  • Research and Evaluation: 3.7

Alumni Feedback

Recent alumni of UNC-CH’s School Counseling Program rated the quality of training they received using a four-point scale (4=excellent; 3=good; 2=fair; 1=poor).

  • 2018 School Counseling graduates gave their training a mean score of 3.08.

Recent alumni of UNC-CH’s School Counseling Program also rated their preparation in key program area standards (CACREP) using a four-point scale (4=excellent; 3=good; 2=fair; 1=poor).

2018 School Counseling graduates gave the following mean scores:

  • Foundations: 3.37
  • Diversity and Advocacy: 3.62
  • Academic Development: 3.50
  • Leadership: 3.42
  • Counseling, Prevention and Intervention: 3.32
  • Collaboration: 3.76
  • Assessment: 2.75
  • Research and Evaluation: 3.09

Site Supervisor Feedback

The site supervisors working with the UNC-CH’s School Counseling Program rated the quality of training they received using a four-point scale (4=excellent; 3=good; 2=fair; 1=poor).

  • 2018-2019 Site Supervisors gave the quality of training they received a mean score of 3.50.

Recent Site Supervisors of UNC-CH’s School Counseling Program interns also rated student preparation in key program area standards (CACREP) using a four-point scale (4=excellent; 3=good; 2=fair; 1=poor).

  • Foundations: 3.79
  • Diversity and Advocacy: 3.71
  • Academic Development: 3.57
  • Leadership: 3.62
  • Counseling, Prevention and Intervention: 3.67
  • Collaboration: 3.71
  • Assessment: 3.43
  • Research and Evaluation: 3.41

Current Student Feedback

The current students in UNC-CH’s School Counseling Program rated the quality of training they received using a four-point scale (4=excellent; 3=good; 2=fair; 1=poor).

  • Students in 2018-2019 cohort gave the quality of training they received a mean score of 3.64.

Students completing the UNC-CH School Counseling Program internship also rated their preparation in key program area standards (CACREP) using a four-point scale (4=excellent; 3=good; 2=fair; 1=poor).

  • Foundations: 3.54
  • Diversity and Advocacy: 3.50
  • Academic Development: 3.50
  • Leadership: 3.14
  • Counseling, Prevention and Intervention: 3.45
  • Collaboration: 3.00
  • Assessment: 3.14
  • Research and Evaluation: 2.93