UT Dallas alumnus and teacher


The Teacher Development Center serves UT Dallas students who are interested in making teaching their career.

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UT Dallas students

Teacher Certification

Our teacher certification programs provide rigorous, university-based coursework with extensive field experience, including student teaching or a supervised post-baccalaureate internship.

Program Performance

  • All teacher candidates pass their TExES exams prior to student/clinical teaching.
  • 98-100% of our candidates are certified each year.
  • Our teacher certification program is accredited by the Texas Education Agency.

Many of our graduates have gone on to become principals and executive directors; our graduates include a Teacher of the Year in Garland ISD, Teacher of the Year in Plano ISD, Milken Educator Award winner, Superintendent Service Award winner and a professor of Curriculum and Instruction in the Natural Sciences in our program.