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EDA: National Technical Institute for the Deaf - FY 2005


CFDA Numbers: 84.908A - National Technical Institute for the Deaf Operations
84.908B - National Technical Institute for the Deaf Endowment Program
84.908C - National Technical Institute for the Deaf Construction Program

Program Goal: To provide deaf and hearing students in undergraduate programs and professional studies with state-of-the-art technical and professional education programs, undertake a program of applied research; share NTID expertise and expand outside sources of revenue

Objective 1 of 3: Provide deaf and hearing students in undergraduate and professional studies with outstanding state-of-the-art technical and professional education programs, complemented by a strong arts and sciences curriculum and supplemented with appropriate student support services.
Indicator 1.1 of 1: Enrollment: Maintain a minimum student body of undergraduates, graduates, and educational interpreters as established by NTID.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: Number of students
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Undergraduate Educational Interpreter Grad/Masters in Special Ed.
Undergraduate Educational Interpreter Grad/Masters in Special Ed.
1995
1,035 59 10
     
1996
1,038 59 27
     
1997
1,069 72 32
     
1998
1,085 84 36
     
1999
1,135 93 50
1,080 100 50
2000
1,084 77 59
1,080 100 50
2001
1,089 75 55
1,080 100 50
2002
1,125 53 60
1,080 100 75
2003
1,093 65 73
1,080 100 75
2004
1,064 92 114
1,080 100 75
2005
1,055 100 126
1,080 100 90

Source: National Technical Institute for the Deaf Registrar Office records.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2006
 
Explanation: The undergraduate program did not meet its 2005 targets, primarily due to more rigorous entrance requirements. The Educational Interpreter program met its enrollment targets, and the Graduate/Masters in Special Education target was exceeded.
 
Objective 2 of 3: Maximize the number of students successfully completing a program of study
Indicator 2.1 of 2: Graduation rate: By 2008, the overall student graduation rate will be 60 percent.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: Student graduation rates, in percent
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Overall Sub-Baccalaureate Baccalaureate
Overall Sub-Baccalaureate Baccalaureate
1997
50 50 51
     
1998
51 50 57
     
1999
53 50 61
     
2000
53 50 63
53 51 61
2001
54 50 64
53 51 61
2002
57 54 66
53 52 61
2003
56 52 68
53 52 61
2004
56 51 68
57 52 69
2005
55 48 69
57 52 69
2006
     
58 53 70
2007
     
59 53 71
2008
     
60 54 72

Source: National Technical Institute for the Deaf Registrar Office Records.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2006
 
Explanation: The Sub-Baccalaureate target was not met in 2005. There was an unusually high first year withdrawal rate for the 1998 entering freshmen. It is unknown why the first year sub-bac persistent rate was 10 percentage points below the historical average of 70 percent. The target for the Baccalaureate students was met.
 
Indicator 2.2 of 2: Student retention rate: The first-year student overall retention rate for students in sub-baccalaureate and baccalaureate programs will meet or exceed established targets.
 
Measure 2.2.1 of 1: Student retention rates, in percent
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Overall Sub-Baccalaureate Baccalaureate
Overall Sub-Baccalaureate Baccalaureate
1997
76 85 84
     
1998
74 73 81
     
1999
74 69 84
     
2000
74 69 85
74 73 84
2001
74 68 86
74 74 84
2002
77 72 87
74 74 84
2003
76 70 86
74 74 84
2004
75 70 86
74 74 84
2005
75 70 85
75 74 86

Source: NTID Registrar office records

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2006
 
Explanation: The targets for Sub-Baccalaureate and Baccalaureate retention rates were not met. The Sub-Bac rate has maintained over the last 3 years. The Baccalaureate rate declined from the previous year. It is only 1 percent below the 86 percent rate for hearing freshman entering the Rochester Institute of Technology.
 
Objective 3 of 3: Prepare graduates to find satisfying jobs in fields commensurate with the level of their academic training.
Indicator 3.1 of 1: Placement rate: Maintain a high percentage of graduates placed in the workforce.
 
Measure 3.1.1 of 1: Placement rate, in percent
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1995
94
 
1996
96
 
1997
97
 
1998
95
 
1999
94
95
2000
90
95
2001
92
95
2002
89
95
2003
93
95
2004
93
95
2005
 
95

Source: National Technical Institute for the Deaf Placement Records for FY 2003

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2006
 
Explanation: Placement rate data are reported the year after graduation. The placement rates are calculated as the percentage of graduates who are employed among those who want to be employed. Those individuals who continue their education or who are not seeking employment, for whatever reasons, in the respective years are not included. This calculation is also used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 2005 target was not met.
 

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