Committed to the development and implementation of outstanding teacher preparation programs that promote the achievement of all students in the public school system.

Four Components of the Texas A&M University System Teacher Preparation Programs

1. Selection of Quality Teacher Candidates

Addresses the Educator Preparation Program's responsibility to select teacher candidates that show potential to become successful educators.

2. Connecting Quality Content Knowledge to Teaching Practices

Ensures the teacher candidates acquire content knowledge and key teaching methods needed to be an effective educator.

3. Quality Clinical Placement, Feedback, and Candidate Performance

Analyzes the key elements of the final clinical experience in which candidates must apply the knowledge acquired through the program.

4. Quality Program Performance Management

Examines whether and how program leadership at all levels utilize data to continually improve the quality of teacher preparation and outcomes for all teacher candidates.

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