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Department of Teacher Education

Our department will prepare you for a rewarding career as an elementary or middle school teacher.

Here, you will gain the real-world knowledge and skills that will allow you to be an effective teacher and make a positive impact on the lives of your future students.

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Texas 2-Step Teacher Certification Program

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This program focuses on assisting paraprofessionals reach their goal of becoming a classroom teacher.

You may remember a particular teacher who made a difference in your life. That is the type of teachers we strive to produce. Your ASU degree is your ticket to join the exciting and dynamic field of professional education, and to teach and shape the young minds who are the future of the world.

Around the Department

Take a look at some other aspects of our department that make ASU an outstanding place to study teacher education.

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Hands-On Experience

Get right into the classroom for early field experience as you shadow local teachers and begin teaching short lessons. Then, take advantage of our student-teaching program and our outstanding relationships with school districts in San Angelo and throughout West Texas.

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State-of-the-Art Facilities

Our Innovative Teaching Center is equipped with the latest in teaching and learning technology, and all our classrooms have the multimedia technology that will prepare you to teach and communicate with your future students.

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Student Organizations

Join our chapter of the Texas Classroom Teachers Association for networking, community service and social activities. We also have an award-winning chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi international honor society for education.