Division of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies (TE&CS)

Programs in Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies are designed primarily for teachers and other professional educators who want to enhance their knowledge base for teaching and learning in PreK-12 classrooms. The curriculum allows students to engage in conversations about important issues related to teaching and learning and to enhance their understanding of educational practice.


To enhance the knowledge, skills and dispositions of teachers
in the areas of:

• Commitment to all students and their learning
• Subject area content knowledge
• Pedagogical content knowledge
• Making content meaningful to learners
• Managing and monitoring student learning
• Systematic reflection and professional growth
• Participation in learning communities

Requirements for Admission to TE&CS Graduate Programs

• Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a four-point scale
• A one-page statement of interest/purpose
• Two letters of recommendation