Teacher Education Advisement and Partnership Center

Pre-Admission Advising

Pre-Admission advising involves working directly with students who have not been formally admitted to Teacher Education. Advisors recommend courses and provide information about Teacher Education admission requirements. One-on-one sessions, group activities focus on professional dispositions, Praxis 1 preparation, Virtual Introduction and other student development services.

Pre-Admission Services include:

  • Individual Advising as preparation for admission to Teacher Education Program
  • Praxis 1 Assessment Assistance
  • Teacher Education Success Guide
  • Student Development and Learning Sessions

Steps to Admittance to Teacher Education Program

  1. Completion of the new General Education requirements.
  2. Completion of English, Speech, Mathematics and laboratory courses with a 2.0 or better in each course.
  3. Completion of EDU 2334 (Education, Culture, and Society) with a 2.0 or better as part of the new General Education requirements. 
  4. A cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 or better for admission into teacher education. Transfer students must bring a 2.5 GPA or earn the required grade-point average during the first 12 credit hours completed at the university.
  5. Proof of proficiency in Mathematics, Reading, and Writing as demonstrated on the SAT/ACT or passing Praxis I Assessment.
  6. Successful completion of a written exam (or proof of exemption based on Praxis I - Writing essay) and interview process.
  7. Three Teacher Education Reference Forms from faculty members who have taught you.
  8. Completion of the Teacher Education Application that verifies completion of all the above requirements.

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