Application Forms and Instructions
The Following Items are Required for your Application Folder:
Be sure your name appears on all forms. Keep a copy of all completed forms for your personal records.
Procedures and Requirements for Admission to the Teacher Education Program (pdf)
Declaration of Intent Form (pdf)
Complete and turn in the Declaration of Intent form, stating your intended area of study.
Letter of Intent
Write a formal two (2) page letter addressed to the School of Education. The letter must describe both why you want to be a teacher and what you feel you will uniquely bring to the field of education. Be sure your name is included in the letter.
Self Assessment (pdf)
Complete self assessment of professional dispositions.
Three (3) Completed Recommendation Forms and Letters of Recommendation (pdf)
Have three (3) employment or academic references complete and return the Recommendation form.
A letter of recommendation can be used in lieu of the form, but must be attached to the form.
At least one letter must speak to your academic abilities, and at least one letter must speak to your ability to maintain professional relationships in a working environment.
Background Check Authorizatin Form (info)
After completing your online background check, you will be allowed to print your receipt. Print three copies. One is to be turned in for your application file; one must be presented at the livescan fingerprinting office; keep a copy for your personal records.
Livescan Fingerprint Receipt (info)
Turn in one copy of your Livescan receipt for your application file.
Content Area Course Work Requirements Form (pdf)*
*This form is only required for those with minors outside the School of Education.
Group Assessment Interview
Please turn in all application forms to: