Apply to the Teacher Education Program
View a downloadable application form with complete instructions here. Contact the Office of Teacher Education if you have questions: firstname.lastname@example.org 618-453-2354.
Fall application deadline: August 15
Spring application deadline: January 10
Complete English 101 & 102 (“C” or better).
Students are encouraged to complete EDUC 211 and EDUC 214 as part of UCC prior to admission to TEP.
Achieve an overall GPA of 2.75 or higher.
Pass the Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency.
See ILTS website for registration information: http://www.il.nesinc.com
If using the ACT/SAT in lieu of the TAP test, the following criteria must be met:
Test dates before 9/1/2015: Composite score of 22 or higher with a 19 or higher in Combined English/Writing
Test dates on or after 9/1/2015: Composite score of 22 or higher with a 16 or higher in Writing
Test dates on or after 9/10/2016: Composite score of 22 or higher with a 6 or higher in Writing http://actstudent.org
Test dates before 3/5/2016: Composite of 1030 or higher (critical reading + mathematics) with a minimum of 450 in writing
Test dates on or after 3/5/2016
Official ACT/SAT scores MUST be sent to ISBE and MUST be visible in your ELIS account. When requesting scores, use institution code 3001 for ACT and institution code 6773 for SAT.