The School of Theatre Arts Teacher Certification program promotes quality, culturally relevant drama and theatre teaching and learning on multiple levels. The primary focus of the Teacher Certification program is on the preparation of certified theatre teachers and artists for diverse settings (7-12); but teaching and learning in elementary settings, (K-6) is also addressed. The Teacher Certification program also promotes professional development opportunities for in-service teachers in schools and other settings and takes a leadership role in drama and theatre teaching and learning research and scholarship nationally and internationally.
- confident, competent, and caring teachers and artists.
- able to teach and do drama and theatre with their students.
- life-long reflective learners.
# 1 Students in the Theatre Teacher Certification are expected to meet the