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5. Admission to Teacher Education Guidelines

Students applying for admission to the teacher education program must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average with no grade below a C and must have passed Praxis I or the equivalent tests.

Applicants are required to complete a portfolio that contains two letters of recommendation, a copy of their philosophy of education, an update on any disposition documents on file, as well as participate in an interview, and meet any other requirements as outlined in the guidelines provided at  Center for Professional Development’s website.

Students are to be admitted to teacher education prior to enrolling in any professional education observation participation course. Students must continue to maintain a 2.5 GPA and earn at least a grade of C for continuance I the teacher education program.

  • See the document “Milestones to completing a teacher education program” at the Center for Professional Development’s website.