Educate U.S.


Educate U.S. provides teacher licensure candidates the opportunity to cultivate their views and broaden their perspective of education through an intensive weeklong classroom experience in partner school districts across the country.

As Educate U.S. participants, candidates engage with district administrators and mentor teachers observing in classrooms, preparing lessons, and implementing co-teaching strategies.  Beyond the classroom, candidates participate with students and community members in a variety of extracurricular and community events, further enriching their experience. Participants of the Educate U.S. experience are eligible to Engage PLUS transcript notation.

Spring 2022 Opportunity - Houston, Texas

The Spring Educate U.S. program will be offered Monday, May 16 to Saturday, May 21 at the Houston Independent School District in Houston, Texas.  Participants' travel is paid by College of Education donors and students stay with district host families in safe, comfortable surroundings.

When: May 16-21, 2022
Where: Houston Independent School District, Houston, Texas
Cost: Free

Application Process

You must be admitted to one of the following COE programs of study and have an anticipated student teaching date of spring 2023.

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Middle-Level Teaching
  • Physical Education
  • Special Education

The deadline to apply is March 15.


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