The Professional Elementary Teacher Education Program at Utah Valley University is
designed to prepare quality, entry level candidates for teaching in elementary education
programs grades K-6.
Students successfully completing the UVU professional teacher education program graduation
and licensure requirements receive a baccalaureate degree in Elementary Education
and a Level I Utah Professional Teaching License.
To continue in the teacher education program, students are expected to maintain all
program standards. They must maintain expected levels of competence in all coursework,
field work, and student teaching with all course grades at or above a B- and a program
GPA of 3.00 or higher. Additionally, teacher candidates are expected to adhere to
standards of personal integrity, responsibility, and citizenship commonly expected
of professional educators.
The UVU teacher education program is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation
Council (TEAC), the Utah State Office of Education, and the Northwest Commission on
Colleges and Universities.
Licensure Program accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)