The Premier Path to Teacher Certification
Teaching Everyone Through Universal Design for Learning
The Texas Institute for Teacher Education is committed to providing high-quality professional development opportunities for K-12 educators and administrators. All coursework is online, self-paced, and offered at no or low cost to program participants. The objective of the Professional Development Program is to prepare instructional leaders for effective service in 21st century public and private schools. Program participants develop the pedagogical expertise and skills needed to improve learning outcomes for students with diverse cultural, linguistic, and exceptional learning needs.
Professional development coursework is available within the following domains: standards-based instructional planning and assessment; individual learning differences; development and characteristics of learners; classroom management and positive behavioral interventions and supports; language development and second language acquisition; principles, theories, and foundations of professional practice; and professional roles and responsibilities of general, special, and bilingual educators.