Undergraduate Education


Mission
The School of Education is dedicated to a mission of education and human services and seeks to prepare students who will become leaders in their professions.

Primary Purpose of Teacher Education

The primary purpose of teacher education is to prepare highly qualified teachers for Texas and the nation. The goal of Texas Wesleyan’s Teacher Education Program is to develop teachers who:

  • Possess knowledge to deliver age-appropriate content
  • Possess specialized knowledge and abilities in their teaching fields
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and other professionals in a range of formats
  • Apply the principles of instruction and assessment in the delivery of curriculum
  • Use effective teaching practices
  • Value and encourage critical thinking and problem solving
  • Are skilled in the use of instructional technology to promote learning
  • Uphold the ethics of the teaching profession
  • Are committed to continued professional growth and development
  • Actively participate in the democratic process in school and community affairs

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Did you know?

Wesleyan’s Chemistry and Biological Sciences departments allow you to take part in research — such as sequencing DNA or purifying RNA. That's usually reserved for graduate students at other universities.

Contact Information

Dr. William Newton
Department Chair
817-531-4960

Dawn Jarvis
Adminstrative Assistant
Phone: 817-531-4949
Fax: 817-531-4814
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

Texas Wesleyan University
School of Education
Dan Waggoner Hall
1201 Wesleyan Street
Ft. Worth, TX. 76105

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