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Apply to the Teacher Education Program

A downloadable application form with complete instructions can be found online at http://ehs.siu.edu/tep/_common/documents/pdfs/applications/tep-application.pdf. Contact the Office of Teacher Education if you have questions: tep@siu.edu 618-453-2354.



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:

ACT+Writing:

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

SAT:    

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:Composite score of 1110 (Evidence-based Reading and Writing + Mathematics = 1110 or higher) and a minimum score of 26 on Writing and Language


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.


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TEP Application Form

Follow the link above for our application form -- first download the form, then fill it out, save it, and email it to tep@siu.edu.

Questions? Contact Teacher Education Program at tep@siu.edu or call 618-453-6327.