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Applications to the Teacher Education Program

DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE DEADLINE DAY TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS.  NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED LATE.

Elementary (EC-6, 4-8, Sp Ed)

 Secondary /All Level (6-12, 7-12, 8-12, Art, Music, PE, Spanish)

GPA Calculators

Overall GPA - Use your transcript from myGateway.  At the end, under "Transcript Totals", plug in the GPA hours and Quality Points from the Overall line.  List any courses you are currently taking under "Courses not showing".  Add in the number of hours and the letter grade you received or expect to receive to get an updated Overall GPA.

Last 60 Hours GPA - Use the Class History from your Degree Evaluation to see your courses listed in order taken regardless of location.  Start with the most current coursework.  Enter in the Semester, Term Graded Attempted and Term Quality Points.  Make sure the Term GPA matches.  Enter in enough semesters so that they, plus what you are currently enrolled in, total at least 60 hours.  You must use full semesters.  Enter the courses you are currently taking under Courses not showing.  Add in the number of hours and the grade you received or expect to receive to get an updated Last 60 Hour GPA.

* Please send an email to andrews@tarleton.edu if you have any trouble with the GPA calculators or certification plans.

 Instructions to Apply

Interdisciplinary Studies / Elementary - EC-6, 4-8, Special Education

1.    Fill out – “Interdisciplinary Studies – Request for Degree Evaluation, Certificate Plan, and Updated Degree Plan”. This page is turned into the Administrative Assistant in Room 320 of the Education Building as soon as possible.  
2.    Watch for signs in the Education Building with instructions on how to sign up for your departmental screening interview and writing.  
3.    Make an appointment with your advisor – check their office door for a list of students.  
4.    Complete the rest of the pages in the application, including the written responses. 
5.    When you meet with your advisor, make sure you obtain a signed checklist, certificate plan acknowledgement/responsibility form, degree evaluation, and test scores.
6.    Bring your completed application, along with a $35 application fee (cash, check, or money order), to Room 101 of the Math Building. PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE DEADLINE DAY!!!

Application Packet consists of:
The following items can be found in the Elementary Teacher Education Program Application except for the items noted that come from your advisor.

Turn into Math 101 by due date:

•    $35 Application Fee (cash, check, or money order)
•    ELEM 1 - Application (name/address/etc.)
•    ELEM 2 - Checklist
•    Certificate Plan Acknowledgement and Responsibility Agreement  (from ADVISOR)
•    Degree Evaluation   (from ADVISOR)
•    ELEM 3 – Current Enrollment Form
•    ELEM 4 – Acknowledgements
•    Test Scores

Turn in at time of departmental screening:

•    Departmental Screening Documents Form
•    2 written responses


Advisor signatures are required on:

•    Checklist
•    Certificate Plan Acknowledgement and Responsibility Agreement


 Secondary/All Level – 6-12, 7-12, 8-12, All Level Art, Music, PE, Spanish


1.    Make an appointment with your advisor and make any necessary arrangements to complete the departmental screening.
2.    Complete the application.
3.    Print out your unofficial transcript or Degree Evaluation from myGateway and use it to complete your certificate plan.
4.    When you meet with your advisor, make sure your advisor signs your checklist and certificate plan, completes the verification of successful completion of departmental screening form or makes arrangements to complete it at a later date, and completes any necessary substitution forms.
5.    Bring your completed application, certificate plan, transcript, and departmental screening form, along with a $35 application fee (cash, check, or money order), to Room 101 of the Math Building. PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE DEADLINE DAY!!!

Application Packet consists of:

•    $35 Application Fee (cash, check, or money order)


•    Application
          SEC 1 – name/address
          SEC 2 – certification area          SEC 3 – checklist
          SEC 4 – departmental screening form
          SEC 5 – current enrollment information         
          SEC 6 - GPA Statement


•    Certificate Plan
   
•    Transcript or Degree Evaluation printed from myGateway  (make sure all transfer work is showing)

•    Test Scores (if available)
    
•    Copy (not original) of New Substitution Forms (if needed)  (route original for signatures; only include a copy with student and advisor signature in file)


Advisor signatures are required on:

•    Checklist
•    Certificate Plan
•    Departmental Screening Form
•    Substitution Form (if needed)