Future Teacher Program

The Future Teacher Program is a recruitment and retention program designed to increase student learning and provide practical application of the knowledge students receive in their teacher education courses.

The Future Teacher Program is built upon a foundation of high impact programming with the goal of increasing the retention and graduation rates of our students.

FTP students receive focused academic and professional support from freshman year through graduation.


The Future Teacher Program serves declared education majors who meet one of the following two criteria:

  1. Minority students majoring in education.
  2. Students of ALL ethnicities with a major or a minor in the following:
    • Biology Education
    • Chemistry Education
    • Physics Education
    • Math Education
    • Special Education
    • English as a Second Language/Bilingual/Bicultural
    • Library Media
    • Males majoring in Early Childhood