Whitlowe R. Green College of Education

The Whitlowe R. Green College of Education has a legacy of producing some of the nation’s most distinguished teachers, counselors, principals, diagnosticians and superintendents. Our undergraduate teacher education programs prepare candidates for positions in public and private schools as well as in other institutional or organizational settings that promote the educational development and well-being of culturally diverse children and youth. We have established courses and programs that reach into the community and make a difference while simultaneously increasing the number of graduate students in our college.

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The 11 universities of the A&M System produce more fully certified teachers than any other university system in Texas, and have the highest number of teachers remaining in the profession for the first 5 years of their career.

Educator Preparation Program

The Whitlowe R. Green College of Education Educator Preparation Program and Services is designed to offer training, support, and field experiences to prospective candidates interested in pursuing a variety of initial teacher certifications and/or professional level certifications. All candidates are provided opportunities for learning, study, professional growth, research, and collaboration with local school districts and professional organizations. Candidates may seek initial teacher certification through our traditional undergraduate program, or through the Alternative Teacher Certification Program. Professional certifications are offered for masters level candidates who meet admission requirements for the educational diagnostician, school counselor, principal, or superintendent programs. We strive to produce educators and administrators who will have a positive impact on diverse student populations, schools, families, and the community. Our Educator Preparation Services Office will assist you with Program Admission, Field Experiences (Clinical Teaching, Internship, or Practicum) as well as TExES examination preparation, and certification.

Initial Teacher Education Programs

  • Traditional Undergraduate Programs
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Alternative Teacher Certification Program

Professional Certification Programs

  • Educational Diagnostician
  • School Counselor
  • Principal

Office of Certification

Doris Barnes-Green, Interim Director
Prairie View A&M University
P.O. Box 519; MS 2425
Delco Building 302
Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone: (936) 261-3605
Fax: (936) 261-3621

Clinical Teaching

Mrs. Beverly Roberts, Coordinator
Prairie View A&M University
P.O. Box 519; MS 2425
Delco Building 248
Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone: (936) 261-3425

Alternative Teacher Certification

Mrs. Johnie Walker, Coordinator
Mrs. Irma Kendrick, Coordinator
Prairie View A&M University
P.O. Box 519; MS 2800
Delco Building 238
Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone: (936) 857-2257

Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Generalist Grades EC-6 or Grades 4-8
  • Mathematics Grades 4-8
  • English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) Grades 4-8
  • Social Studies 4-8
  • Special Education Grades EC-12

Bachelor of Arts – All-Level Certification EC-12 in Teaching Field

  • Major: Physical Education
  • Major: Health Education
  • Major: Art
  • Major: Music

Bachelor of Arts – Certification in Grades 7-12 in Teaching Field

  • Major: English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR)
  • Major: Mathematics
  • Major: Science
  • Major: Speech

Bachelor of Arts – Certification in Grades 6-12 in Teaching Field

  • Agricultural Science and Technology

Non-Degree Certification

  • Trade and Industrial Education Grades 8-12
Inclement Weather Alert 9-20-2019

Due to inclement weather, the main campus and the northwest Houston center will delay opening until 10 a.m. The safety of our faculty, staff and students is of the utmost concern, please exercise caution as you make your way to campus. The College of Nursing, Medical center campus will remain closed today.