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Teacher Prep Program

A Journey to Success

The goal of the Teacher Preparation K-12 Student Support Services Program (TPSSS) is to increase the academic standing, college retention, and graduation rates of its participants and to help you make the transition to becoming a successful teacher.

The College of Education and the Department of Special Services TPSSS Program provides opportunities for academic development, assists you with basic college requirements, and serves to motivate you toward the successful completion of a baccalaureate degree in education.

Types of Services

  • Peer-Tutoring and Computer Lab Services
  • Teacher Mentor-Mentee Program
  • Academic and Career Counseling
  • Grant Aid for Eligible Participants
  • Test Preparation (Praxis Series Test) Workshops
  • Study Skills Classes
  • Service Learning Component

How Do I Qualify?

An eligible participant is one who is a:

  • College of Education major and/or undeclared (K-12)
  • First-generation (neither parent has a bachelor's degree)
  • Pell Grant Recipient

Contact Us

Department of Special Services
Teacher Preparation K-12 Student Support Services
P.O. Box 41649
Lafayette, LA 70504-1649

Marian Jackson-Scott
Project Coordinator, Teacher Preparation K-12 Student Support Services
Phone: (337) 482-1910
Office: Girard Hall 108-B
E-mail:marian@louisiana.edu