Our public schools are the great equalizer of our society. Education can help us end poverty. It can promote social justice.  Education can help end discrimination and promote diversity.  The education of this generation will determine the world our next generation inherits.

But, our schools can only be as effective as the teachers. That’s why the University of North Texas at Dallas has created the Emerging Teacher Institute, a first-of-its-kind educational program designed to train tomorrow’s teachers via a holistic approach, equipping these critical leaders with the most current teaching competencies and clinical skills along with social and emotional learning tools needed for success in today’s classrooms.

With a focus on recruiting students from local communities, ETI prepares these students to return to their community and make an uncommon impact. Providing programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, ETI will also provide peer support, networking and professional development as these emerging teachers learn, and when they’re teaching.

What students are saying

"Most of the jobs I wanted required a master’s degree. Thankfully, I received a great scholarship from UNT Dallas and finished my master's degree in a year."

Juan , Class of 2015

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