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Quick Facts

College of Education


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  • The College of Education graduates approximately 100 teachers per year. In the past few years, more than 80 percent of newly certified teachers who began teaching in Texas public schools were hired in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. 

  • The Language & Literacy Program received the Wisniewski Teacher Education Award in spring 2016, an honor presented annually by the Society of Professors of Education to recognize an outstanding teacher education program at a college or university. 

  • The Principal Leadership Fellows is an innovative educational leadership cohort program designed to meet the leadership needs of school districts. 

  • The College of Education offers multiple opportunities for study abroad, as well as opportunities to student teach in urban, public, private and international settings. 

  • Education majors spend extensive time in schools and agencies, gaining real-world experience. By graduation, they have spent an average of 500 hours in diverse educational settings. 

  • The College of Education earned the Certificate of Distinction, the highest award for teacher preparation in reading, from the International Reading Association, from 2009 to 2016.
  • TCU is the only university in the nation with two special education laboratory schools. Starpoint School is celebrating 50 years of success with students with learning differences. KinderFrogs School is accredited by the National Association of Early Childhood Education. 


Point of Pride

The College of Education earned the Certificate of Distinction, the highest award for teacher preparation in reading, from the International Reading Association.