Advanced Placement (AP) Summer Institute Registration

Secondary teachers of Advanced Placement classes can register now for College Board-approved professional development courses, conveniently located at UT Dallas.

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Undergraduate/Transfer Student Requirements for Admission

Undergraduate students may seek Texas teaching credentials through the Teacher Development Center Educator Preparation Program.

First Steps:

Undergraduate or transfer students must:

  • Meet with their academic advisor in their academic major to develop a degree plan.
  • Meet with an Advisor in the Teacher Development Center (TDC) to develop your certification plan.  Please provide a copy of your degree plan.

Official Admission:

  • Possess an overall GPA of 2.75 or higher or a GPA of 2.75 or higher for the last 60 semester hours of course work.
  • Completed 12 SCH – 15 SCH in major/teaching field with no grade lower than a “C.”
  • TSI – Exempt or Complete
  • Social Security Number – A Social Security number is required for Teacher Certification to complete the fingerprinting process.
  • Students must complete an application for admission to the Teacher Development Program.
  • A committee of faculty, administrators and field placement educators will review all applications for admittance to the UTD Teacher Certification Program.
  • Students are required to adhere to the Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators and Fitness to Teach Policy.
  • Students are notified by email when they have been officially admitted to the Teacher Certification Preparation Program.  Students must reply to the email within 7 days to accept their admittance to the program.
  • TEAL (TEA login), ECOS (Educator Certification Online System) and ETS accounts must be established.

 

See also: Undergraduate/transfer checklist

 The requirements for admission into the UT Dallas Teacher Development Center Educator Preparation Program are in compliance with Chapter 227 of the Texas Administrative Code and the HEA Title II accountability provisions.