The Teacher Education Program (TEP) at UTC ensures students meet state and School of Education licensure requirements throughout their program at UTC by utilizing Checkpoints. Please use the links below to learn about each Checkpoint and ensure you are meeting these requirements.
Questions? contact your advisor or email [email protected]!
Application Deadlines to Submit Clinical Practice Applications
September 1st – Residency I applications are due for the next spring semester. Residency I is the semester prior to the semester you complete Residency II. September 1st – Residency II (Student Teaching) applications are due for the next spring semester. February 1st – Residency I applications are due for fall semester. Residency I is the semester prior to the semester you complete Residency II. February 1st – Residency II (Student Teaching) applications are due for the next fall semester.
(Even if You Have Not Completed All the Clinical Practice Prerequisites You Must Still Submit this Application by the Deadline)
If you fall under the checkpoints you can apply for Clinical Practice, but you cannot register or receive a placement until you have provided documentation that you have passed all required Praxis Exams for your initial licensure.
Questions? Email the Field Placement Coordinator
Praxis II Official Score Deadlines
July 15 for Fall Semester Residency II/Student Teaching
November 30 for Spring Semester Residency II/Student Teaching
Required Praxis Exams by Content Area