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TRIO Teacher Preparation Program

About TRIO Teacher Prep

The TRIO Teacher Prep Program is a federal TRIO Student Support Services program funded by a $243,132 grant administered by the US Department of Education. TRIO Teacher Prep is one of five Student Support Services programs located within the Center for Multicultural and Educational Opportunities at Boise State University. TRIO Teacher Prep is a high impact academic support unit designed to enroll, serve, and graduate 125 first-generation students, limited income students, and/or students with a documented disability into the teaching profession.

Our Goal

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.


To be eligible for the TRIO Teacher Preparation Program, you must be a student working towards an undergraduate degree in the field of education. You must also meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • A first-generation college student, or
  • A financially limited college student, or
  • A student with a documented disability.


  • Academic advising
  • Individualized tutoring
  • Study and practice materials for Praxis exams
  • Financial literacy development
  • Academic and social engagement opportunities

2023-24 TRIO Graduates

Congratulations to the class of 2023-2024! We are so proud of all of you for your hard work, dedication, and commitment. Check out our TRIO Graduate Showcase to see pictures and words of wisdom from our graduates.

2023-24 TRIO Graduate Showcase

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 TRIO Teacher Prep Here!