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Become an Educator

Are you interested in becoming an EC-12 teacher in a public or private setting?

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Become a Counselor/Diagnostician

Are you interested in becoming a diagnostician, or a school, rehabilitation, or mental health counselor?

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Become an Administrator

Are you interested in becoming a principal, superintendent, or educational administrator?

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Transforming Lives - Unleashing Potential - Empowering the Borderland

The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Education consists of three departments with 64 faculty members who serve more than 2,000 undergraduate students from the colleges of Education, Health Sciences, Science, and Liberal Arts.

The College of Education prepares teachers, counselors, diagnosticians, education professionals, and school administrators at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We have prepared teachers for over 80 years, and remain more committed than ever to the mission of serving El Paso by providing the highest quality education workforce possible. We are proud to report that since 2002 the College has prepared nearly 10,000 teachers who serve at schools throughout the El Paso region. 

UTEP's 'Dr. Skateboard' Talks Science on StarTalk

Bill Robertson, Ph.D., interim dean of the College of Health Sciences who also goes by “Dr. Skateboard,” was part of a recent StarTalk podcast hosted by famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Robertson discussed how athletes integrate physics principles into their skateboarding and how the inclusion of skateboarding in the Olympics will broaden interest in the sport.

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UTEP Course to Prep Students for Post-COVID-19 Classrooms

Jessica Slade, Ph.D., assistant professor of practice in UTEP's Department of Teacher Education, led a team that developed a new course focused on the social and emotional wellbeing of younger students as they return to the classroom after months of virtual instruction.

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