As students enter and progress through the Department of Education, faculty and staff are prepared to support students as they complete their programs of study.  The entire department is ready to ensure each student can be successful during their time at MSU and is prepared to be successful in their chosen career.

The Department of Education expects students to meet the Department of Education’s Professional Competencies & Dispositions for Professional Educators.

The TEP Student Support Team is trained to assist faculty and staff identify and reach out to students in need of academic and/or dispositional development. The Student Support Team also works with faculty, staff, and students to facilitate that development, following a model of support based loosely on the MTSS model.

The Student Support Team consists of: 

Faculty are encouraged to reach out to any or all members of the Student Support Team at any time regarding questions or concerns about student behavior, either positive or negative.

Student of Excellence

Students who exceed expectations are eligible to be nominated for the TEP Student of Excellence Award.Nominees will be recognized by the Education Department Head, and one student per semester will be selected for additional recognition from other College-level leadership.All students who are recognized will be invited to the TEP Induction and Student Teacher send-off event to be recognized publicly for their great work. To recognize a student, please send an email to John Melick.

Utililizing the Student Support Team

Please use the link below to alert the Student Support Team that an MSU education student may need additional support; a member of the team will then contact you for details.

College of EHHD Student Success Procedures and Resources

University Academic Misconduct Procedures

If necessary, faculty may review the Academic Misconduct Guidelines as outlined by Montana State University, and submit an Academic Misconduct Reporting Form to the Dean of Students Office.

The complete list of MSU conduct guidelines and grievance procedures can be found here.