Skip to page content
Return to Top

Welcome to the Teacher Education Program

Tarleton Spotlight

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.
  • Handout for Summer 2014 Meeting

Students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program before they will be allowed to take any additional professional development courses beyond EDU 320/ EDUC 3320.

Summer 2014 Due Dates
  • Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to submit Request for Degree Evaluation and Certificate Plan - ______
  • Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to sign up for Departmental Screening - ______
  • Final day to turn in applications - July 1, 2014
  • Interdisciplinary Studies Departmental Screening (Interview & Writing) - TBA
  • Last day to submit test scores  - August 8, 2014
  • Last day to submit transfer grades  - August 15, 2014
  • Council will vote and admission letters will be mailed out - August 22, 2014

Fall 2014 Due Dates

  • Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to submit Request for Degree Evaluation and Certificate Plan - See www.tarleton.edu/teachered
  • Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to sign up for Departmental Screening - See www.tarleton.edu/teachered
  • Final day to turn in applications - October 15, 2014 
  • Interdisciplinary Studies Departmental Screening (Interview & Writing) - See www.tarleton.edu/teachered
  • Last day to submit test scores  - Coming Soon
  • Last day to submit transfer grades  - Coming Soon
  • Council will vote and admission letters will be mailed out - Coming Soon

    Goals

    The goals of the Tarleton State University Teacher Education Program are to develop teachers who:

    1. possess appropriate knowledge and abilities in specific content areas or teaching fields;
    2. communicate effectively with students, parents, and other professionals;
    3. apply the principles of instructional planning in the development of curriculum;
    4. utilize effective teaching practices;
    5. formally and informally evaluate student performance and use the results of such assessment in the instructional decision-making process;
    6. promote critical thinking and participatory citizenship;
    7. are skilled in the use of instructional technology;
    8. are proficient in mathematical skills;
    9. operate within the legal guidelines and uphold the ethics of the teaching field;
    10. demonstrate concern for the general welfare of the student; and
    11. are committed to continued professional growth and development.