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UT Tyler School of Education

UT Tyler School of Education

Addressing Pressing Educational Issues

Welcome to The University of Texas at Tyler School of Education! The School of Education faculty and students are dedicated to addressing the pressing issues and problems in today's education system such as closing the achievement gap, increasing literacy levels, meeting the unique needs of diverse abilities and language learners, teaching and learning in a 21st century global and technology-rich society, and working to increase the number of teachers in high need areas such as math and science. We have high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs designed to enhance the teaching and learning that occurs in diverse learning environments.

The School of Education is dedicated to providing relevant and rigorous educator preparation. The School of Education educator preparation programs have a rating of Accredited, the highest rating, from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and State Board of Educator Certification (SBEC). The university of Texas at Tyler is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools (SACS). For further information about our accreditation, please view the SOE Accreditation section of our website.

If you are interested in becoming an educator or already are an educator and want to advance your craft, we invite you to join us as we address education issues in schools and communities. There are so many ways to become an educator. We hope you will explore our virtual home to find out more about the School and its strengths: outstanding faculty, staff, and students; outreach activities benefiting citizens throughout East Texas, the state, and nation; and innovative research and development initiatives that are attracting federal, state, and private support. Welcome to the School of Education!


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