Honors and Accomplishments

Important facts about Teacher Education and Administration at UNT

  • The Department of Teacher Education and Administration, the largest department in the university, has strong historical roots at UNT, which was established to provide preparation of teachers.
  • TE&A was named Outstanding Department in the university for 2011-2012.
  • The department has 1400 undergraduate student majors and 350 graduate student majors.
  • TE&A’s graduate programs in Educational Leadership receive support from an endowment named for Dr. Mike Moses, former superintendent of Dallas ISD, who currently holds the chair named for him.  
  • The Superintendent Certification Program receives scholarship funding from Hilltop Securities.
  • The programs in Early Childhood Studies receive support from an endowment named for Velma Schmidt.
  • The North Star of Texas Writing Project is associated with UNT and is directed by Teacher Education and Administration faculty.
  • Faculty in Early Childhood Studies provide outreach services to child care providers through the CCAMPIS (Child Care Access Means Parents in School) program.
  • Department faculty host a Future Bilingual Teachers Academy (supported by the Sid Richardson Foundation).
  • TEACH Grant Scholarships are provided to students in Teacher Education and Administration’s programs for ESL or bilingual teachers.
  • Faculty engage in international collaborations on four continents.