Admission Requirements and Forms

 

 Teacher Education Program


Requirements for admission to the TEP include:

  • Minimum GPA - 2.75 Cum
  • Pass CORE Academic Skills of Educators, or ACT, or SAT   (only 1 of the three test is required)
    • ACT  score of 22 (Reading, Writing & Math)
    • SAT - score of 1020 (Reading & Mathematics)
    • CORE Academic Skills for Educators (formally Praxis I) scores  Reading - 5712 (156), Writing 5722 (162), and Math (5732 (150)
  • Clear TBI/FBI Security Clearance
  • Completed at least 31 semester hours of coursework, including:
    (ENGL 1010, ENGL 1020, PSY 2420 (Early Childhood concentration take ECFS 2010), EDCI 2010, plus appropriate sequence of freshman math and science)
  • Two positive recommendations from your content area advisor and a professional educator/professor

 


Documents for TEP Admission 

2016-2017 Residency Handbook         

Spring 2017 Admission - Undergraduate Application (February 1 - March 30)

 FALL 2016 Admission - Post-graduate Application

Background Check Instructions

Praxis/Core Cut-Off Scores as of 9/12/2014            Pathfinder Project - Praxis Preparation Program

Core Appeal (Praxis I) Application Form  


Requirements for Admission to Residency II /Student Teaching include:

  • Completion of Residency I Undergraduates and Graduates completion of all courses
  • Submit Application and Schedule Interview (approved by advisor)
  • Minimum GPA - 2.75 Cum
  • Pass required PRAXIS II Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) and the necessary examinations for your certification area
  • TN Tests Required for Specific Licensure Areas

Application Deadline Dates:

Undergraduate Admission & Interview (Spring & Summer Semesters only)

Spring 2017    Deadline    March 30, 2017 (Interview will be held in April, 2017

Summer 2017  Deadline    June 30, 2017  (Interview will held July 2017

Graduate Admission & Interview (Fall, Spring & Summer Semesters)

Fall 2016         Deadline     October 30, 2016  (Interview will be conducted November 9, 10, 11, 2016)

Spring 2017    Deadline     March 30, 2017  (Interview will be conducted April TBA)

Summer 2017  Deadline     June 30, 2017 (Interview will be held in July TBA)

Residency I (No Interview Required)

Spring 2017 Submit Permission to Enter into Residency I (UG only) (Approved by Advisor)     March 30, 3017

Summer 2017   Submit Permission to Enter into Residency I(UG Only) (Approved by Advisor)   June 30, 2017          

Residency II/Student Teaching & Interview

Fall 2016 Submit Application and Schedule Interview for Residency II/Student Teaching Spring 2017 Deadline October 30, 2016

Spring 2017 Semester  Residency II / Student Teaching and Schedule Interview (Graduate only) for Fall 2017                  Deadline March 30, 2017

Other Documents:

Praxis Help - Pathfinders Project

Student Teaching Exit Interview

Fall 2016       Interview Date:     December 2, 2016  (Bring copy of all Student Teaching Observation, TEAM Evaluation Forms from (Master Clinician/University Supervisor)

Spring 2017    Interview Date:     April TBA, 2017  (Bring copy of all Student Teaching Observation, TEAM Evaluation Forms from (Master Clinician/University Supervisor)

 

 

 

 

 

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