Teacher Education


What sets us apart?

Focused on exposure to real-life classrooms, our Teacher Education professors will share with you their wealth of personal and practical classroom experiences, as well as their proven teaching techniques - all while keeping you abreast of current "best teaching practices" and effective classroom technologies.  You will leave our program equipped with the knowledge and skills to become a highly effective teacher making a difference in the lives of young people. 

Our Teacher Education graduates are considered premium teacher candidates, being highly regarded and sought after among school districts throughout Texas for their competency and caliber of training from our program.

Why will you feel valued here?

Because we know the importance and value of each and every one of our students, we strive to make sure each one will receive the benefits of individualized responses to needs, small classroom sizes, complete accessibility, and the opportunity for establishing a professional working relationship with your professors to help foster success during your college years at East Texas Baptist University and well beyond.

What exactly do we provide?

  • Extremely warm and helpful environment in which to learn and grow
  • Comprehensive curriculum complete with the latest tools in technology usage
  • Strong academic foundation in all areas
  • Many choices for your major and minor
  • Extraordinary amount of field-based exposure in area school
  • Solid grounding in ethical and professional teaching practices
  • Quality preparation and support for Texas teacher certification success
  • Complete guidance throughout your clinical teaching semester to apply the knowledge and skills necessary to improve performance of the diverse student population of this state
  • Assistance with job placement referrals during your final semester, and following graduation
  • Additional support your first year as a classroom teacher: https://www.facebook.com/groups/177792316573/ 


Elementary Education

Secondary Education

All-level Education


To learn more, email schoolofeducation@etbu.edu.



For issues or complaints about this educator preparation program, email www.tea.state.tx.us, complaints (located in red banner at the bottom of the home page), or mail to Correspondence Management, Texas Education Agency, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX 78701