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Ready to positively impact the lives of children?  Ready to contribute to your community? 
Start your path to teaching – the career where you make a difference everyday.  


Begin your journey a step ahead…Become a Miner Teacher!


UTEP’s Miner Teacher Residency program provides the gold-standard in teacher preparation while you earn your degree.  Through hands-on practice, one-on-one coaching, and wrap-around support, we meet you where you are and help you reach your goals.  As a Miner Teacher, you will be in high-demand by districts for hire.

Earn Teacher Certification with the Premier Program in the State


Become a Miner: Next Steps


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Post-Baccalaureate ACP



Priority Deadlines:

  • May 1 for Fall
  • October 1 for Spring
  • March 1 for Summer


Application Deadlines:

  • March 1 for Summer (Priority)
  • April 15 for Summer
  • July 15 for Fall






Quotes From Our Graduates


“The UTEP Miner Teacher Residency program helped give me the confidence and tools that I need to be the best teacher I can be for my students.”  –Special Education Teacher, 2022 Graduate


“I believe I am a more effective and reflective teacher due to the year-long residency that I participated in.” –Middle School English Teacher, 2022 Graduate


“The UTEP residency program provided me with a high level of confidence going into my first year of teaching, which is so crucial for new teachers.  Additionally, the residency allowed me to witness and be part of the entire teaching process - not just delivering lessons, but also planning, grading, analyzing data, professional development, and even administrative duties.” –High School Social Studies Teacher, 2022 Graduate