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.
We are keeping our testing page under General Requirements updated with alternative locations to test as well as any other information we find out.
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, Sep. 4, 2013||9:00 am||Howell 203|
|020||Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2013||11:00 am||Howell 203|
|030||Tuesday, Sep. 3, 2013||9:25 am||Howell 203|
|040||Tuesday, Sep. 3, 2013||1:15 pm||Howell 203|
|050||Monday, Sep. 9, 2013||6:00 pm||Howell 203|
|060||Thursday, Sep. 5, 2013||3:00 pm||Weatherford|
|080||Monday, Sep. 9, 2013||12:00 pm||Fort Worth|
|310||Tuesday, Sep. 10, 2013||2:30 pm||Waco|
Students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program before they will be allowed to take any additional professional development courses beyond EDU 320.
Fall 2013 Due Dates
- Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to submit Request for Degree Evaluation and Certificate Plan - October 1, 2013
- Interdisciplinary Studies deadline to sign up for Departmental Screening - October 7, 2013
- Final day to turn in applications - October 15, 2013
- Interdisciplinary Studies Departmental Screening (Interview & Writing) - October 11, 16, 17, 18 depending on campus.
- Last day to submit test scores - December 13, 2013
- Last day to submit transfer grades - December 20, 2013
- Council will vote and admission letters will be mailed out - January 10, 2014 (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.