TRIO Teacher Preparation Program

TRIO TEACHER PREP PROGRAM

The goal of the TRIO Teacher Preparation Program is to encourage and support students who are either first-generation students, limited income students, or students who have a disability to pursue and attain an undergraduate degree in education.

ABOUT TEACHER PREP

The Program

The TRIO Teacher Preparation Program is a high impact academic support unit located within Boise State University’s Center for Multicultural and Educational Opportunities. Our physical location is the Education Building, Room 228. The program is designed to enroll, serve, and graduate 144 first-generation students, limited income students, and/or students with a documented disability into the teaching profession. Program services include:  advising, individualized tutoring for lower division coursework, high quality Praxis I and II assistance, scholarship and financial aid support, academic development skills (writing, math, and study strategies), career and soft skills development, and various student engagement opportunities.

Teacher Prep GraduatesEligibility

To qualify for the TRIO Teacher Preparation Program, a student must be working towards his or her first undergraduate degree in any education major, and be an American citizen or a permanent resident. In addition, at least one of the following three statements must be true:

  • I am a first-generation college student (i.e., neither parent/legal guardian earned a four-year undergraduate degree before I was 18)
  • I am a student who meets current US Federal Limited-Income guidelines
  • I am a student with a documented disability

Apply for the Teacher Prep Program!

If you feel you, or someone you know, may qualify to be a part of the TRIO Teacher Preparation Program, please click the button below to apply.

Apply for the Teacher Prep Program