Dorothy M. Bush
College of Education
Dr. Neil Dugger, Dean
Robert D. Burgin, Associate Dean
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The Dorothy M. Bush College of Education
has been offering fully accredited educator preparation programs
since 1966. The college offers programs of study at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels. Professors of the college
integrate faith and learning from a Biblical world view in
every class. Graduates of our programs are in high demand
by area school districts and private schools.
DBU Educator Preparation Program provides students with rich,
field-based experiences in diverse public and private, urban and rural,
large and small school settings. Our student teacher preparation
includes observation of master teachers.
from various academic disciplines of the University, school district administrators and teachers, and College of Education full-time professors are selected to serve on the Educator Preparation
Unit Advisory Board which functions as an advisory group for
the education program.
The Educator Preparation Program is accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and approved by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) to prepare, train, and recommend teacher, school counselor, diagnostician, reading specialist, principal, and superintendent candidates for certification.
Developing Servant Leaders and Transforming Lives
The purpose of the Educator Preparation Unit is to provide a Christ-centered, supportive learning environment in which teacher candidates develop as servant leaders to transform the lives of students in order to create a positive impact in their local and global community. The Educator Preparation Unit seeks to prepare DBU teacher candidates through the development of deep content and pedagogical knowledge, effective skills, and critical dispositions.
The Unit is committed to developing reflective teacher candidates through relevant field-based experiences who can integrate faith and learning as they implement and adapt effective instructional strategies to meet the individual needs of diverse students, meaningfully incorporating technology and multiple assessments.
The vision of the Educator Preparation Unit is to produce Christ-centered educators who are committed to transforming the world through excellent instruction and Biblical servant leadership.
information on teaching in the state of Texas go to: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/Partnerships/teachprep.htm
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