The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

College of Education and P-16 Integration Division of Academic Affairs

Office of Educator Preparation and Accountability

Educator Preparation Program

UTRGV offers a rigorous university-based teacher certification curriculum developed to produce exemplary teacher leaders for the Rio Grande Valley, the nation and beyond.

In coordination with undergraduate academic programs, field experiences and clinical teaching leading to teacher certification are planned and delivered through the Office of Educator Preparation and Accountability.  The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) have approved the content and procedures of these curricula. Students pursuing degrees with teacher certification are encouraged to initiate and maintain contact with the Office of Educator Preparation and Accountability in order to stay informed of certification changes, updates and requirements.


Lee H. Means Step Up Program

Clinical Teaching Program 2016-2017