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Welcome to the Teacher Education Program

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News and Events

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  • 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.

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.

Handout for Fall 2014 Meeting - Coming soon

Fall 2014 Seminars on How to Apply to the Teacher Education Program

These will be conducted in your PD I class on the following days:

Section Instructor Days Time Location SEMINAR DATE
010 Pate MW 7:45am - 8:50am EDU 203 Wednesday, August 27
020 Pate MW 11:00am - 12:15pm EDU 203 Wednesday, August 27
030 Clark-Goff TR 9:25am - 10:40am EDU 203 Thursday, August 28
040 Clark-Goff TR 1:15pm - 2:30pm EDU 203 Thursday, September 4
050 Pate M 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDU 203 Monday, August 25
060 Becker T 9:30am - 12:15pm Weatherford TBA
070 Ford T 12:40 pm - 3:30pm Waco TBA
080 Becker W 9:00am - 11:50am Fort Worth TBA

Fall 2014 Due Dates

Summer 2014 Due Dates

  • Council will vote and admission letters will be mailed out - August 22, 2014


    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.