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Teacher Leadership, Mentoring, and Professional Development

University of Texas at Austin

12 months
Duration
18032 USD/year
18032 USD/year
9274 USD/year
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About

Designed for current Austin-area teachers, students in the Teacher Leadership, Mentoring, and Professional Development (TLMPD) program work directly with preservice teachers enrolled in the preservice teacher preparation program at the University of Texas at Austin who are in a Literacy Specialization cohort.

Overview

The Teacher Leadership, Mentoring, and Professional Development program of study will include a set of required courses in language and literacy studies, teacher leadership, and teacher research. You also will have an opportunity to focus in other areas of our department, including:

  • STEM Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Cultural Studies
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Technology
  • Bilingual/Bicultural Education
  • English as a Second Language

Program Goals

Develop mentoring and support skills while working with preservice teachers. Prepare for career path that involves mentoring and leadership roles in professional development at the school and district levels. Develop and continue a relationship with the teacher preparation program at the University of Texas at Austin.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literacy Leadership for Change
  • Educational Research and Design
  • Classroom Discourse and Teacher Research
  • Children's Literature
  • Practice in Reading Difficulties
  • Literacy Leadership for Change
  • Reading Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the U.S.; or proof of equivalent training at a foreign institution.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0, particularly during the last two years of college and in any previous graduate study. The department will consider applications with lower GPAs.
  • We also consider teaching experience as a criterion during the admission process. EC-12 teaching experience, especially among underserved populations, is preferred by most program areas. 
  • Specify interest in this program by including Teacher Mentoring, Leadership & Professional Development Masters in your application. If you do not you will not be considered for this program.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Three (3) Letters of Reference. In addition to the letters of recommendation required by the department, you also are required to have a letter of support from your school principal.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9016 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9016 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4637 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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