The purpose of this research-based program is to develop teacher candidates into caring, competent, collaborative, reflective professionals; authorities in the content and instruction of Earth and Space Science, the nature of science and science inquiry; and leaders of learning and teaching in local, state, and international communities.
The College of Education offers numerous programs in addition to Teacher Education. Information about applying for the Teacher Education Program is included in the Teacher Education Application Packet. The packet includes:
The completed packet should be submitted to Education Support Services (ESS) the semester before the student plans to begin the Teacher Education Program.
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Preparation of the candidates is rounded out with strong emphasis on literacy, diversity, ethics, and pedagogical content knowledge. They apply their skills and knowledge in field experiences and practica throughout the program.