Specific Evaluation Measures

The following evaluation measures are described in further detail in the 2020-2021 School Counseling Evaluation Report.

Program Completion Rate and Praxis Test Scores

In 2021, 14 students graduated from the School Counseling program (100% on time completion rate).

All 14 students took the Professional School Counselor Praxis exam prior to graduation, with a 100% pass rate.

Job Placement

All 14 graduates (100%) from the School Counseling class of 2021 found employment as school counselors prior to their August graduation.

Employer Feedback

Employers (schools) hiring our 2020 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).

  • 2020 School Counseling graduates received a mean score of 3.75.

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).

2020 School Counseling graduates received the following mean scores:

  • Foundations: 3.75
  • Diversity and Advocacy: 3.75
  • Academic Development: 3.75
  • Leadership: 3.25
  • Counseling, Prevention and Intervention: 3.56
  • Collaboration: 3.75
  • Assessment: 3.67
  • Research and Evaluation: 3.63

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).

  • 2020 School Counseling graduates gave their training a mean score of 3.13.

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).

2020 School Counseling graduates gave the following mean scores:

  • Foundations: 3.38
  • Diversity and Advocacy: 3.32
  • Academic Development: 3.19
  • Leadership: 3.00
  • Counseling, Prevention and Intervention: 3.39
  • Collaboration: 3.44
  • Assessment: 2.44
  • Research and Evaluation: 2.88

Site Supervisor Feedback

The site supervisors working with the UNC-CH’s 2020-2021 School Counseling Program rated the quality of training they received using a four-point scale (4=excellent; 3=good; 2=fair; 1=poor).

  • 2020-2021 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: 3.84
  • Diversity and Advocacy: 3.63
  • Academic Development: 3.42
  • Leadership: 3.55
  • Counseling, Prevention and Intervention: 3.73
  • Collaboration: 3.58
  • Assessment: 3.25
  • Research and Evaluation: 3.5

2021 Graduating Students Feedback

The August 2021 graduating 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 2019-2020 cohort gave the quality of training they received a mean score of 3.14.

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: 3.47
  • Diversity and Advocacy: 3.23
  • Academic Development: 3.57
  • Leadership: 3.14
  • Counseling, Prevention and Intervention: 3.16
  • Collaboration: 3.57
  • Assessment: 2.93
  • Research and Evaluation: 3.04