Educate U.S.


Educate U.S. provides teacher licensure candidates the opportunity to cultivate their views and broaden their perspective of education through an intensive weeklong classroom experience in partner school districts across the country.

As Educate U.S. participants, candidates work virtually with mentor teachers observing in classrooms, preparing lessons, and engaging in co-teaching strategies.  Beyond the classroom, candidates participate with students and community members in a variety of extracurricular and community events, further enriching their experience. Participants of the Educate U.S. experience are eligible to Engage PLUS transcript notation.

Application Process

The College of Education (COE) will be accepting applications for our January 2022 Educate U.S. experience in October 2021.

You must be admitted to one of the following COE programs of study and have an anticipated student teaching date of spring 2023.

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Middle-Level Teaching
  • Physical Education
  • Special Education

Information sessions will be offered to learn more about our upcoming trip! All finalists will be required to participate in the interview process with the selection committee. If selected to participate, you are required to attend two planning