Must I pass the MTTC for my secondary teaching minor or the MTTC for my elementary teaching major or minors in order to intern?

September 16, 2016

Students seeking elementary certification, including those in special education and early childhood education, must pass the Elementary Education MTTC (Test #103) as a condition for progression to the internship. Passing the subject tests (teaching major and/or teaching minor) is not required for program completion and progression to the internship; however, it is required if the student… Read More »

What MTTC tests are required in order to intern and when do I take them?

September 16, 2016

We recommend that students take their subject tests when they have completed about 90% of the coursework required for that subject.  For most, that is January prior to the Internship Year.  July is the last date to pass the subject area tests before the internship.  At a minimum, secondary education students must pass the MTTC… Read More »

What is the accelerated plan for undergraduates in the teacher preparation program?

September 16, 2016

Applicants who have earned 56 or more credits (junior standing) before the beginning of the Fall Semester of application are eligible for the accelerated plan.  Students must be available to take on-campus coursework during the summer following the application.  Applicants must meet with their degree advisor to discuss the acceleration plan and both must sign… Read More »

I am applying for admission to the Special Education program. Do I use the same application to apply to the teacher preparation program?

September 16, 2016

The application process is the same (see Applications and Admissions), except that you will also need to document 42 hours of experience working with children and/or youth who have special needs.  You will find additional information on the Special Education website. Experience documentation forms must be submitted electronically before the end of the first week of… Read More »