Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Forms and Applications


EPP Field Residency and Clinical Teaching Applications

Applications for the Educator Preparation Program/Field Residency 1, Field Residency 2, and Clinical Teaching for Spring 2020 are currently closed.  They will open again in February for the Fall 2020 semester.

Please contact the EPP Faculty or your advisor with questions.


EPP FORMS

TExES State Exam Approval Form

Initial Teacher Certification Candidates click here for the TExES State Exam Approval Form

Professional Certification Candidates (ie. principal, counselor, etc.) click here for the TExES State Exam Approval Form

 

Educator Certification Recommendation Form

Click here for the Educator Certification Recommendation Form

 

Handbooks & Syllabi

Clinical Teaching

Click here for the Clinical Teaching Handbook

Click here for the Clinical Teaching Handbook for Cooperating Teachers

Click here for the Clinical Teaching Syllabus

Field Residency 2

Click here for the Field Residency 2 Handbook

Click here for the Field Residency 2 Handbook for Cooperating Teachers

Click here for the Field Residency 2 Syllabus

Field Residency 1

Click here for the Field Residency 1 Handbook

Click here for the Field Residency 1 Handbook for Cooperating Teachers

Click here for the Field Residency 1 Syllabus

 

 

Additional Information

Student Grievance Procedures - Please click here for instructions.

EPP Admission Application - Students already accepted to Educator Preparation Program do not need to reapply for admission.  Important:  Effective Fall 2015 semester, all teacher candidates must be accepted in the teacher program in order to progress to Field Residency 2.  Please work closely with your advisor to ensure successful completion of all requirements for acceptance to EPP program

Orientations and Seminars - Students must attend an orientation at the beginning of the semester to get the necessary paperwork, information, due dates and expectations.  Students must participate in all seminars during field residency and clinical teaching.  Please see the EPP Calendar for dates. 

Application: Online

    •  Field Residency 1 (3110)
    •  Field Residency 2 (3120)
    •  Clinical Teaching (4613/4623)
    •  GTCP Clinical Teaching (5610)

EPP/FR 1, FR 2 and CT: Applications for the fall semester are due in February and applications for the spring semester are due in September.

Orientations:
All students must attend one scheduled orientation to get the necessary paperwork, information, due dates and expectations.

August and January

Interviews:
EPP/FR 1 applicants will participate in an interview per the EPP entrance requirements. Interviews will last 30 minutes and will be conducted by a COEHD faculty member or EPP teaching specialist. You will schedule an interview on your application.

Scheduled via Signup.com link on application

Writing Sample:
EPP/FR 1 applicants will upload a writing sample to their application.  A prompt is included on the application and will be graded using a rubric. Students may use library or computer lab in Casa.

Submitted on the application

Questions?  Contact EPP Office at (210) 784-2500

Disclaimer: It is the students responsibility to turn in all necessary documents needed to process an application. By signing the EPP Checklist and application, student agrees that all documents required have been submitted. If required documentation is missing, application will become invalid and student must reapply the next scheduled application cycle in order to be reconsidered.

 

Graduate Teacher Certification Program

GTCP Clinical Teachers and Interns must be fully admitted to GTCP program, completed 45 hours of field experience observations and have passed their TExES content state exam(s).  The TExES PPR EC-12 may be completed during clinical teaching/internship. ALL GTCP students wanting to complete Observation Hours or Clinical Teaching MUST apply using the link above.

Disclaimer: It is the student's responsibility to turn in all necessary documents needed to process the Clinical Teaching application or Internship form. By signing required Clinical Teaching checklist and application or internship form, student agrees that all documents required have been submitted. If required documentation is missing, clinical teaching application or internship form will become invalid and will cause a loss in school placement.

Select your preferred internship pathway and complete the required documentation.

Clinical Teaching Internship (unpaid – program fee $500) – Requires 16 consecutive weeks in the classroom of a certified teacher (mentor teacher), helping the teacher and gradually taking responsibilities for teaching the class.  Placements will be coordinated by the Educator Preparation Program staff.  Clinical teaching assignments begin in Fall or Spring Semester of each school year. 

Print, complete and submit Clinical Teaching Checklist and Clinical Teaching Application to EPP Office, Main Campus, Frank Madla Building, Room 212.  Attach all documentation listed on checklist and application.  Applications without documentation will not be accepted.


    • GTCP Field Experience Application

GTCP students in need of 45 Hours of observations will need to complete and submit the GTCP Observation Application.  All students applying must bring in documentation of previous observation hours if applicable. Applications are available in September and February for the following semester.

Disclaimer: The Educator Preparation Program cannot guarantee your placement in the preferred school districts. Once the student is placed in a school, he/she is responsible for fulfilling his/her GTCP Observation responsibilities at the school placement. The student will complete 45 observation hours at the assigned school. Failure to do this will result in student dismissal of GTCP program.

**It is the student's responsibility to contact the EPP office, for a required supervising/coaching session within completing the first 15 hours of observations.  


Graduate Teacher Certification Program (GTCP) 

    • GTCP Application

Students must apply for TAMU-San Antonio Graduate Admission online at https://www.applytexas.org prior to applying for the graduate certification program (GTCP).  

No application deadline for GTCP Application.  Interview and writing proficiency assessment will be required. 

Disclaimer: It is the students’ responsibility to turn in all necessary documents needed to process an application. By signing the GTCP application, student agrees that all documents required have been submitted. If required documentation is missing, application will become invalid and re-evaluated upon receipt of required documents.

Note:  Students must be admitted to TAMU-San Antonio graduate admission prior to applying for GTCP.