Teacher Leadership, Mentoring & Professional Development

Master’s Program

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Designed for current Austin-area teachers, students in the Teacher Leadership, Mentoring, and Professional Development (TLMPD) program work directly with preservice teachers enrolled in the preservice teacher preparation program at The University of Texas who are in a Literacy Specialization cohort. Scholarship support for the first year for each student is available.

The program of study will include a set of required courses in language and literacy studies, teacher leadership, and teacher research. You also will have an opportunity to focus in other areas of our department, including

  • STEM Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Cultural Studies
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Technology
  • Bilingual/Bicultural Education
  • English as a Second Language

Program Details

Program Goals

Application Criteria

Application Process

Sample Curriculum



At a Glance

Program Starts: Fall

Deadline to Apply:
December 31

Credit Hours Required: 36

Schedule: Flexible

Program Location: On Campus

GRE Required? No

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Program Area Coordinator, Advisor
Melissa Wetzel

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Program Co-coordinator
Denise Dávila

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