INSL Program Admission Process

M.A. (EDIL) Admission Requirements for the TTU Graduate School:

  • Satisfactory test scores on either the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) (372 minimum for provisional standing and 380 minimum for full standing) or the General Record Exam (GRE) (900 total on the verbal/quantitative portions and 4.0 on the analytical writing portion)
  • Official transcripts from your bachelor's institution and any institutions attended since that degree
  • Grade Point Average on Bachelor's degree of at least 2.5
  • Four satisfactory disposition assessments submitted to the INSL database

Ed.S. (ESIL) Admission Requirements for the TTU Graduate School:

  • Satisfactory test scores on either the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) (380 minimum for provisional standing and 388 minimum for full standing) or the General Record Exam (GRE) (900 total on the verbal/quantitative portions and 4.0 on the analytical writing portion)
  • Official transcripts from your bachelor's and master's institutions and any institutions attended since those degrees
  • Grade Point Average on Master's degree of at least 3.0
  • Four satisfactory disposition assessments submitted to the INSL database

Admission Process for TTU's initial license INSL Program

  1. A valid TN teaching license and three (3) years teaching experience required
  2. Successfully complete admission process for TTU Graduate School
  3. Receive notification from TTU Graduate School indicating full admission status and assignment of a T#
  4. Complete online Declaration of Intent for INSL Program
  5. Complete·online Request for Disposition Assessments for INSL Program (INSL candidates do not need to submit three letters of recommendation to the Graduate School)
  6. Receive notification from TTU INSL Program unit indicating status of Intent
  7. Schedule INSL Program Interview and prepare INSL Program Portfolio to bring to Interview

Portfolio contents:

  • Copy of TN State Department of Education Educators License Information page located at the following address: ·https://www.k-12.state.tn.us/tcertinf/EducatorSearch.asp
  • Copy of most recent LEA Performance Appraisal Record
  • Copy of current Professional Development Plan (PD Plan/Future Growth Plan)
  • Copy of Experience Verification Form (signed by the appropriate LEA personnel) located at the following address: ·http://www.state.tn.us/education/lic/doc/ed2034a.pdf
  • Evidence of your ability to improve student achievement
  • Evidence of leadership demonstrated in coaching other teachers to raise student achievement (assessment scores, performance appraisals, etc.)
  • Letter (on system letterhead) from Director of LEA, or his/her designee, indicating support for the completion of all field experiences, internship, and culminating action research project required for the completion of the INSL program.

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