Texas Tech University

Applying to TEACH

The application process includes the following requirements:

  • A completed applicant profile (via online application system);
  • A two-page personal statement from the applicant. This statement should address:
    • Progress toward degree.
    • Reason for interest in the program.
    • Previous teaching experience.
    • Career goals.
    • Reason for interest in the program.
    • Discussion of your experience with having your teaching evaluated, and how you responded to such feedback.
    • Career goal.
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Two faculty recommendations provided through the online application system. These faculty members should have knowledge of your previous teaching experience, career goals, or other vital information for why you would make an excellent TEACH fellow.
    • Selected recommenders will receive an automated email with a link to the system.  Recommendations must be submitted by Friday, May 1, 2020.
  • Students who speak English as a second language should provide a copy of the teaching recommendation letter emailed or given to them and their graduate advisors at the completion of the ITA workshop, or other official evidence of language proficiency.
  • Applicants with complete applications will also be invited to participate in one of several group interviews. These interviews will occur either in person or through video conferencing. Participation in the interview process is strongly recommended.

Applications are due in the online application system by Friday, April 24, 2020. 

For information regarding TEACH Program applications, please contact Dr. Mike Lemon (Interim TEACH Program Director, Graduate School)