6a.6. How does the unit facilitate collaboration with other academic units involved in the preparation of professional educators?
6b. Unit Budget
6b.1. What is the budget available to support programs preparing candidates to meet standards? How does the unit’s budget compare to the budgets of other units with clinical components on campus or similar units at other institutions?
6b.2. How adequately does the budget support all programs for the preparation of educators? What changes to the budget over the past few years have affected the quality of the programs offered?
6c.1. What are the institution’s and unit’s workload policies? What is included in the workloads of faculty (e.g., hours of teaching, advising of candidates, supervising student teachers, work in P-12 schools, independent study, research, administrative duties, and dissertation advisement)?
6c.3. To what extent do workloads and class size allow faculty to be engaged effectively in teaching, scholarship, and service (including time for such responsibilities as advisement, developing assessments, and online courses)?
6c.4. How does the unit ensure that the use of part-time faculty contributes to the integrity, coherence, and quality of the unit and its programs?