To be considered for admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching degree program, an applicant must:
A person desiring to become a teacher must maintain academic standards and demonstrate qualifications for successful teaching including satisfactory performance in field experiences. Therefore, the College of Education and Human Development at Southeastern Louisiana University reserves the right to recruit, admit, and retain in the Professional Program in Teacher Education only those students who show evidence of being capable of performing in an acceptable professional manner. Enrollment in the professional program does not guarantee that a student will receive the degree or certification sought simply because he/she completes a number of courses or is in the field the required number of hours.
Certification requirements are specified by the State Legislature and/or the Board
of Elementary and Secondary Education and coordinated by the State Department of Education.
These requirements are subject to periodic modification, which may not occur at times
appropriate for inclusion in the annual publication of the University catalogue. It
is the responsibility of the students to make periodic checks for such changes with
their academic advisers and/or department head.
To be considered for Full SARTE status to the Master of Arts in Teaching degree program, an applicant must:
Ongoing screening of each student utilizing the standards of the Professional Program in Teacher Education will occur each semester of a student's enrollment.
Students demonstrating behaviors or characteristics that make it questionable whether they can succeed in the teaching profession will be referred for a Professional Performance Review. A review may result in: