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.
Upcoming Deadlines for the Teacher Education Program: Applications are accepted from the first day of classes each semester up until 5pm on the deadline day. Applications are not accepted late.
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||Wednesday, June 5||1:00 pm||
Students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program before they will be allowed to take any additional professional development courses beyond EDU 320.
Summer 2013 Due Dates
- Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to submit Request for Degree Evaluation and Certificate Plan - June 7, 2013
- Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to sign up for Departmental Screening - June 14, 2013
- Final day to turn in applications - July 1, 2013
- Interdisciplinary Studies Departmental Screening (Interview & Writing) - June 20 & 21, 2013
- Last day to submit test scores - August 9, 2013
- Last day to submit transfer grades - August 16, 2013
- Council will vote and admission letters will be mailed out - August 23, 2013 (Friday before classes begin.)
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.