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Current students: Resources

Curriculum, Instruction and Learning Sciences

Applying to the Teacher Education Program

  • Undergraduate students apply to the Teacher Education program once enrolled in EDUC 3311 (School and Society): Look over the undergrad requirements for admission to Teacher Education (docx).

  • Graduate-level students fulfill their requirements through either the ACE or MAC program. Visit your respective program site for details.
  • Apply to the Teacher Education Program at Make sure to fill out all three sections.

  • The necessary background check is completed electronically. For students going into their professional development blocks of field-based and student teaching: An email will be sent to each individual student 30 days prior to the beginning of their field-based or student teaching semester. The email will provide links and instructions on submitting background check information. For questions or concerns please call Ms. Rose Zuniga at 361-825-2433.

  • Educator Preparation Program Continuation and Dismissal Policy (pdf)

Educator Preparation Program Handbooks

Field-based experience handbooks

Clinical teaching handbooks

MAC/ACE handbooks


Clinical teaching resources & forms



Information on teacher supply and demand: