Welcome to the Teacher Education Program
News and Events
The official channel for University communication is a student's go.tarleton.edu email account. Students should expect all correspondence to be conducted through this method.
Change in admission requirements Fall 2014 - the GPA requirement will be raised to a 2.75 in all areas. This will go into effect for the Fall 2014 application period unless we are told it must be implemented sooner.
Admission Meetings - Find out How To Apply to the Teacher Education Program
(These occur during your EDU 320, PD I class.)
|EDU 320 Section||Date||Time||Location|
|010||1/15/2014||9:00 AM||Howell 203|
|020||1/15/2014||11:00 AM||Howell 203|
|030||1/16/2014||9:25 AM||Howell 203|
|040||1/16/2014||1:15 PM||Howell 203|
Students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program before they will be allowed to take any additional professional development courses beyond EDU 320.
Spring 2014 Due Dates
- Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to submit Request for Degree Evaluation and Certificate Plan - January 31, 2014
- Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to sign up for Departmental Screening - February 10, 2014
- Final day to turn in applications - February 15, 2014 (Applications will be accepted until 5pm on February 17, 2014)
- Interdisciplinary Studies Departmental Screening (Interview & Writing) - TBA
- Last day to submit test scores - May 9, 2014
- Last day to submit transfer grades - May 16, 2014
- Council will vote and admission letters will be mailed out - June 6, 2014* (still pending official date)
The goals of the Tarleton State University Teacher Education Program are to develop teachers who:
- possess appropriate knowledge and abilities in specific content areas or teaching fields;
- communicate effectively with students, parents, and other professionals;
- apply the principles of instructional planning in the development of curriculum;
- utilize effective teaching practices;
- formally and informally evaluate student performance and use the results of such assessment in the instructional decision-making process;
- promote critical thinking and participatory citizenship;
- are skilled in the use of instructional technology;
- are proficient in mathematical skills;
- operate within the legal guidelines and uphold the ethics of the teaching field;
- demonstrate concern for the general welfare of the student; and
- are committed to continued professional growth and development.