College of Education and Professional Studies


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Primary Goal:

The Prospective Teachers Academy provides an in-depth look at the path through the teacher education program at UCO.  The goal is to help freshman save time, money and feel more in charge of their educational journey.

  • Provides cost-free workshops regarding Teacher Education to Oklahoma high school juniors and seniors from all over the state.
  • Develop relationships with faculty and staff within the College of Education and Professional Studies.
  • Provides Teacher Education information, a complimentary lunch, t-shirts and books that aid in college success and inspire teaching.
  • Equips participants with a notebook containing resource materials, flash drive, and promotional items designed to encourage further exploration of teacher education.

Prospective Teachers Academy:

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Prospective Teachers Academy participants learned about the following:

  • All aspects of Teacher Education
  • Introduced the Urban Teacher Preparation Academy
  • Leadership on campus
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Certification testing
  • Understanding the degree sheet
  • Academic Success strategies

Contact Information:

Dr. Susan Scott, UCO Professor

This project is funded through a grant provided by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Oklahoma Teacher Connection.

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