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Undergraduate Students

Web Links:
  1. Declare a Secondary Education major Declare a Secondary Education major
    Scroll down the page to "Undergraduate Program Declaration Forms". For B.S. degrees in English Teaching and Social Studies Teaching, click on College of Liberal Arts (eForm). For B.S. degrees in Life Sciences Teaching and Mathematics Teaching, click on College of Science (eForm).
  2. Declare Early Childhood, Elementary Ed or ESL Declare Early Childhood, Elementary Ed or ESL
    Scroll down the page to "Undergraduate Program Declaration Forms". For B.S. Urban Early Childhood Education, B.S. Urban Elementary Education, or Minor in English as a Second Language (ESL), click on School of Urban Education (eForm).
  3. Information about Declaring Your Major Information about Declaring Your Major
    Information about the importance of declaring your major as a first step towards gaining admission to the Urban Teacher Program.
File Attachments:
  1. 1.  The Pathway to UTP Admission 1. The Pathway to UTP Admission
    Provides a visual representation of the pathway from university admission to UTP admission and various steps along the way.
  2. 2. Guide to UTP Admission 2. Guide to UTP Admission
    Lists the criteria and requirements for admission to the Urban Teacher Program that is required for taking 300-400 level EDU courses.
  3. 3. Application for UTP Undergrad Admission 3. Application for UTP Undergrad Admission
    Complete this form as one part of your application requirements.
  4. 4. ETHS Courses for UTP Admission 4. ETHS Courses for UTP Admission
    This is a list of Ethnic Studies courses approved as pre-requisites for admission to the Urban Teacher Program.
  5. 5. Documentation of Urban Field Experiences Form 5. Documentation of Urban Field Experiences Form
    You can print and complete this form to document the minimum 40 hours of experiences working with diverse urban youth that are required for UTP admission.
  6. 6. Field Experience Recommendation Form 6. Field Experience Recommendation Form
    Ask the person who supervised or was familiar with many of your urban field experience hours to complete this required form for UTP admission.
  7. 7. Instructor Recommendation Form 7. Instructor Recommendation Form
    Any instructor from any university or college course that you completed at Metro State or another institution can complete this recommendation for you.
  8. 8. UTP Essay Guidelines & Rubric--Why I will be an Effective Urban Teacher 8. UTP Essay Guidelines & Rubric--Why I will be an Effective Urban Teacher
    Follow these guidelines and write towards meeting the criteria stated in the rubric for your admission essay.
  9. 9. FREE MTLE Practice Test Info and Guide to Submitting Results for UTP Admission 9. FREE MTLE Practice Test Info and Guide to Submitting Results for UTP Admission
    Use this guide to access and practice Basic Skills licensure tests and report results as required for admission to the UTP.
  10. Taskstream: A Guide to Purchasing or Activating Account and Enrolling in the Program for Your Licensure Area Taskstream: A Guide to Purchasing or Activating Account and Enrolling in the Program for Your Licensure Area
    For undergraduate students who did not take EDU 200 at Metro State in which there is a course fee for a Taskstream account, this document provides information about purchasing an account on your own at a discounted price. For all students once you have a Taskstream account, this document provides information about how to enroll in the assessment program for your licensure area. If you don't know if you have a Taskstream account already, contact Taskstream at 800-311-5656 or urban.education@metrostate.edu
Author: Urban Teacher Program Manager
Last modified: 3/20/2022 5:18 PM (EDT)