Transition to Teaching

Courses begin May 2022

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Transition to Teaching

Transition to Teaching (T2T) is an abbreviated program of pedagogy created by Indiana lawmakers to prepare career professionals with bachelor degrees to teach. This program offers a pathway into the field of education for individuals who possess a bachelor’s degree in a field other than education and have realized they have a passion for teaching.

Valparaiso University offers T2T licensure in elementary education.  This hybrid program is designed to fit the needs of busy professionals who are serious about becoming excellent teachers.

  • Become a fully licensed elementary school teacher in one year
  • Hybrid model with coursework virtually and in the classroom
  • Classwork is embedded in field experience

 

T2T Admission Requirements:

All applicants must meet one of the following:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution with a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale; or
  • Both a baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution with a grade point average of at least 2.50 on a 4.0 point scale, and five (5) years of professional experience; or
  • Both a baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution, and proof of passing state approved content area examination(s) in the subject area.