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Application to the Teacher Education Program

Application to the Teacher Education Program

Any student enrolled at Holy Cross College may apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) after meeting the following requirements:

Admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP)

·     Overall GPA of 2.5 or better

·     Grade of C+ or better in EDUC 200

·     Submit TEP Application

·     Minimum test scores:
- SAT 1100 or ACT 24 or GRE 1100 ;  GRE 301
OR
- Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) Passing Scores: Reading (MCQ-multiple choice question): cut score 20, Mathematics (MCQ): cut score 19, Writing (MCQ): cut score 20, Writing (CRI-constructed response item): cut score 5.

·     Philosophy of Teaching statement

·     Completion of introductory field experience required by the program with satisfactory evaluation by the mentoring teacher and the college instructor for EDUC 200 and EDUC 220

·     Minimum of C in all courses required by the major, minor and licensing areas

·     An interview with two members of the Teacher Education Committee (TEC) with passing rating

·     Acceptance into the TEP is necessary for enrollment in 300 and 400 level Education courses

Application for Teacher Education Program