The College of Education has been preparing educators and serving local schools since 1963. It was first established within the College of Liberal Arts as the “Teacher Education Section” of the Department of Psychology.
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National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE/CAEP) is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and numerous national organizations as the accrediting body for universities that prepare teachers and other professional personnel for work in P-12 schools. NCATE ensures that accredited institutions hold high standards and produce competent, caring, and highly qualified educators and administrators who have proven they can support the learning of all students.
Texas Education Agency (TEA) provides leadership, guidance, and resources to help schools meet the educational needs of all students. TEA also provides support for and oversight of Texas Educator Preparation Programs.