ELEVATE TEXAS EDUCATION

ElevateTXEd aims to support the efforts of the University of Texas System colleges of education and programs to prepare highly-qualified, well-trained and diverse educators to best meet the needs of Texas’ changing K-12 student population.

Professional Development + Support for Educators. Join us in our mission.

Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.

– MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN

If you dream it, you can do it.

Let us show you the way.

ElevateTXEd is part of University of Texas institutions’ effort to elevate the field of education in the state of Texas. From supporting new-to-profession teachers to highlighting current research in the field of education, explore our site and learn more.

ElevateTXEd priorities:

Recruitment

Preparation

Retention

Leadership

Texas Wants You!

Teaching is a noble career and because of the diverse demographics and landscapes, Texas is the best place to become a teacher. Over 5 million public school students in Texas need a great teacher like you. But did you know that a reported 1 in 4 teachers will quit this school year alone? Stick around for a while! We would love to see you ElevateTXed!

#ChangetheNarrative

Our children need teachers! The pandemic has had a great impact on our teachers. Systems are changing, teachers are needed! Let’s work together to fill Texas classrooms high quality teachers! Let’s work together to #ChangetheNarrative for Texas teachers and their students! 

Explore the 8 Colleges of Education

All University of Texas Colleges of Education are focused on improving K-12 teaching and learning and college readiness across Texas.
UT Arlington

UT ARLINGTON »

UT Austin

UT AUSTIN »

UT Dallas

UT DALLAS »

UT El Paso

UT EL PASO »

UT Permian Basin

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UT Rio Grande Valley

UT RIO GRANDE VALLEY »

UT San Antonio

UT SAN ANTONIO »

UT Tyler

UT TYLER »

Just the Facts: Teaching in Texas

Core academic teachers are teaching on emergency, non-renewable or temporary teaching certifications.

Teachers in Texas are not fully certified for the position in which they are working.

Teachers are teaching on a probationary certification while enrolled in an alternative certification program.

Do you know how this impacts our students?

University of Texas Institutions

Developing Future Educators
Supporting Teaching Professionals
Creating Partnerships in Education

Funding from the UT System Board of Regents helps support current and future educators through the elevation of education in Texas.

Interested in a career in education? Let us help!

ADDRESS

210 West 7th Street
Austin, Texas   78701-2982