Department of Teacher Education

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Teachers developing teachers — it’s a calling understood by just a few, yet it impacts an entire world. Our commitment at Anderson University grows into measurable results. Our graduates have excellence in content competence, cultural connections, and Christian character. They transform lives and make a distinctive impact in the world.

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So, are you ready to make a difference in the lives of students through an AU education? If the answer is yes, we’re ready to help you accomplish your mission. Students within our Department of Teacher Education receive their degree through a robust and well-rounded curriculum with plenty of practical experience, ensuring they are well prepared to enter and manage the classroom.

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Anderson University participates in the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant program. A TEACH grant is a non-need-based grant provided to students who intend to teach, in order to help pay for their postsecondary education.

As a condition for receiving a TEACH grant, a student must agree to teach full time for at least four years as a highly qualified teacher in a high-need field, in a school or educational service agency (ESA) serving low-income students, within eight years of completing or otherwise ceasing to be enrolled in the program of study for which the student received the grant.

If the student does not meet the terms of the TEACH grant service obligation, all TEACH grant funds received will be converted to a direct unsubsidized loan that must be repaid in full, with interest charged from the date of each TEACH grant disbursement.

At Anderson University, TEACH grants are offered to undergraduates who meet the 3.25 GPA requirement and have been admitted into the teacher preparation program (TPP). The director of the Department of Teacher Education approves the TEACH grant for each year that a student applies. Click here for a TEACH Grant Application [PDF].

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