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Teacher Preparation Program

A teacher candidate must put forward a formal application for admission to the Teacher Preparation Program (TPP) if they are pursuing an Education major leading to licensure. Admission to the TPP is a prerequisite for most upper division (300 and above) Education methods courses.

Once a teacher candidate has met all Criteria for Admission, they will start an application. A teacher candidate will not be able to register for methods classes that require admission to the TPP until being formally admitted, so it is important to start this process as soon as criteria is met, which is typically one to two semesters prior to enrolling in methods courses. 

TPP applications will not be accepted after August 1st for fall consideration. Any applications submitted after August 1st will be considered for admission for the following spring term.

Application Information Packet   FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2023-2024


TPP Required Forms

It is the responsibility of the teacher candidate to see that all forms are uploaded into their online TPP Application. All work must be completed and submitted together so forms need to be prepared in advance. The work cannot be saved intermittently so please be mindful as documents are uploaded.  

  1. Essay
  2. Academic Faculty Reference Form
  3. Education Faculty Reference Form
  4. Verification of Experience with Children/Adolescents Form
  5. Teacher Candidate Dispositions Self-Assessment Form
  6. Understandings Form
  7. ED 101 Intro to Education & LAB or ED 601 Foundation in Education & LAB Classroom Experience Form

LiveText Information

Teacher candidates will need to submit their classroom evaluations from ED 101. Below are the instructions on how to download them from LiveText.
Instructions to download your ED 101 evaluation in LiveText

What's Next?

Review the School of Education Candidate Handbook located under Teacher Candidate Resources.

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