Where Aspiring Teachers Become Teachers Who Inspire

A blue ribbons with hashtag TeachersCan written on them are decorated around the college of education building.
The College of Education building has been decorated with #TeachersCan ribbons to show our support for World Teachers' Day.
Those who can impact a generation of learners, teach. #TeachersCan
#TeachersCan is a statewide movement supported by more than 125 partnering businesses and organizations committed to elevating the teaching profession and honoring the critical role teachers play in the success of Texas.
Those who can impact a generation of learners, teach.
A pathway leading to the Education building is decorated #TeachersCan ribbons around trees to support for World Teachers' Day.
World Teachers' Day, "Not all heroes wear capes."
World Teachers’ Day is held annually on 5 October to celebrate all teachers around the globe. It commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.

Educator Preparation

Learn about Texas State’s educator preparation degrees and certifications.

Raise Your Hand Texas

Raise Your Hand Texas has provided funding to the Texas State University to enhance the teacher preparation program through an intentional, collaborative, data-informed change process. Our faculty are excited to strengthen our school partnerships and practice-based programs so that we prepare our aspiring teachers to inspire their future students. 

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Texas State has joined the US PREP National Coalition for Renewing Educator Preparation. With US PREP funding and technical support, we are piloting a Teacher Residency in Lockhart ISD at Clear Fork Elementary. Our faculty and teacher candidates are immersed in the Clear Fork campus community as they engage in coursework, field experience, and student teaching over the course of a full year.