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Teacher Education Program Application

All Teacher Education Program Applications must be submitted online through the TEP Blackboard Workgroup. Please read additional information and instructions below. 

Update Note: Due to the Blackboard Duo Authentication implementation effective March 2021, the screens you see as you enroll have changed. A new TEP Application Blackboard Self-Enrollment Instruction document is now available. 

Please note: The TEP Application was updated on January 15, 2021. You will have issues with some of the links if you are using an older version. To download the new version, please refresh your browser or clear your browser cache before clicking on the TEP Application link. You will see the revision date at the bottom of the application. Many of the links can be also be found in the TEP Application Blackboard shell or at the bottom of this page

Applying for the TEP Program

Admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) at UH-Clear Lake requires that students be enrolled at University of Houston-Clear Lake in the College of Education, College of Human Sciences and Humanities (HSH), or College of Science and Engineering (CSE) as "certification seeking."

The following Prerequisite Coursework must be completed or in progress with a C- or better.

  • EDUC 4310 (Waived for MAT seeking students)
  • INST 3313  or TCED 6031
  • SILC 4315/6030
  • TCED 4100/4102 (Grade of "CR") (Undergraduate students only)

Please review the Process for Admission to Teacher Education document for all requirements and steps to apply to the program.

Apply to the program by submitting all required paperwork, including your TEP Application, via the Blackboard COE Teacher Education Program Admission Workgroup. Follow the TEP Admissions Blackboard Instructions to self-enroll in the workgroup and upload all your required documents. 

Please note that the first time you access the TEP application workgroup, you will be required to complete a statement acknowledging that you have read and agree to abide by the COE Professional Dispositions. Once this is completed, you will be given access to the application portion of the course.

Application Processing

After completion and submission of the TEP Application and supporting documents, please allow up to 10 business days for the COE Certification Office to process the application. If you are missing any information or your application is denied or pending, the COE Certification Office will contact you.  

When approved, you will receive an email from the office verifying your admission. You will then need to "ACCEPT" your admission with a response email. Upon being admitted to TEP, you will be able to register for the pedagogy (teaching) courses listed on your degree/certification plan. You may contact the Certification Office at 281-283-3618 or if you have additional questions.

Teacher Education Program Admissions Documents


  • COE Certification

    Phone: 281-283-3618 Email:
    Bayou Building 1231

    College of Education

    Phone: 281-283-3600

    Bayou Building 1237
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 517
    Houston, TX 77058-1002