The Department of Educational Studies offers graduate and undergraduate degrees as well as licensure programs in a variety of educational and counseling fields. The Educator Preparation Program is designed to prepare classroom teachers who exhibit understanding and proficiency with the following characteristics: communications, reflection/relevance and purpose, collaboration, technology, higher order thinking skills, assessment, diversity, professionalism and pedagogy skills.
Vision of the University of Tennessee at Martin Educator Preparation Program
The vision of the Educator Preparation Program at the University of Tennessee at Martin is to prepare highly competent and socially responsible educators who are knowledgeable, ethical, caring decision-makers for a diverse and changing world. This vision includes fostering community partnerships, and creating a culture of learning that advances knowledge, values diversity, and promotes social justice.
Mission of the University of Tennessee at Martin Educator Preparation Program
The mission of the Educator Preparation Program at the University of Tennessee at Martin is to prepare educators in initial and advanced programs as facilitators of active learning for P-12 learners in diverse and inclusive communities. This mission encompasses excellence in a variety of learning and field placement settings, fosters an innovative and student-focused learning community through coursework that is rigorous and standards-based, and integrates evidence-based educational practices in teaching and learning.
University of Tennessee at Martin Educator Preparation Program Shared Values
Learning and Development
Excellence in Teaching
Community of Learners
All Educator Preparation Programs in the Department of Educational Studies are approved by the Tennessee State Board of Education and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). In order to support NCATE's and CAEP's commitment to transparency, the UTM Education Education Program makes the following reports available for review.
Tennessee Higher Education State Report Card includes:
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We offer undergraduate programs in Interdisciplinary Studies, Secondary Education, and Special Education.
Conceptual Framework for Programs
The purpose of the Educator Preparation Program at UT Martin is to provide education professionals with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to become effective facilitators of learning.