Models for Success Initiative (MSI): Raising the Bar for Teacher Education in a Latino Community

Abstract: 

Founded in 2009 and identified as one of the fastest growing public universities in the state, Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is committed to providing quality postsecondary education to the Greater San Antonio Area.  Established to bring affordable, accessible higher education to its historically underserved region, the university serves approximately 4,512 students (Fall 2013), with 66% identifying themselves as Hispanic and over 70% as first-generation students.  In the School of Education, a revolutionary teacher preparation program partners with local school districts and community colleges producing highly sought after graduates that are “Ready from Day One” to meet challenges of the modern classroom within San Antonio and across the State. 

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Journal Article
Authors: 
Esparaza-Young, E., & Allen, M.
Year of Publication: 
2013
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
National Association for Bilingual Educators (NABE) Perspectives
Volume: 
35
Issue: 
4
Pages: 
14-17
Publisher: 
National Association for Bilingual Education
Date Published: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Publication Language: 
English
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