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Welcome to the Teacher Education Program

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The official channel for University communication is a student's email account. Students should expect all correspondence to be conducted through this method.

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.

FALL 2015 Due Dates

  • Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to submit Request for Degree Evaluation and Certificate Plan - See
  • Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to sign up for Departmental Screening - See
  • Applications due in Math 101 - October 15, 2015
  • Interdisciplinary Studies Departmental Screening (Interview & Writing) - See
  • Last day to submit test scores  - December 11, 2015
  • Last day to submit transfer grades  - December 18, 2015
  • Council will vote and admission letters will be mailed out - January 8, 2016

Handout for Fall 2015 Meeting

We will be attending PD I classes the first week of school and presenting a seminar on how to apply to the Teacher Education Program.

Scheduled dates:

3320-010 - Wednesday, August 26

3320-020 - Wednesday, August 26

3320-030 - Tuesday, August 25

3320-040 - Tuesday, August 25

3320-050 - Monday, August 24

Cohort classes at Fort Worth. Waco, and Weatherford are pending,  You will find out more info from your instructor.

Beginning January 1, 2016, applicants will be charged the $35.00 application fee each time they apply.


    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.