Morris Hood Scholars

The College of Education continues to place emphasis on retention, certification and graduation rates of students enrolled in teacher education programs. The primary goal of the Morris Hood:

  • Jr. Program is to increase the number of underrepresented teachers in today's classrooms. This initiative is supported by two programs: the Morris Hood Scholars (Level 2) program, and the
  • Pre-Morris Hood Learning Community (Level 1).

The Morris Hood Scholars Program and the Pre-Morris Hood Learning Community work in partnership to provide academic and professional support to targeted underrepresented students.

The major objective of the Morris Hood Scholars Program is to ensure students successfully complete their certification programs and ultimately graduate with a bachelor's degree.

The primary mission of the Pre-Morris Hood Learning Community is to help students increase their overall grade point average and successfully pass the Michigan Test for Teacher.

Certification (MTTC) Basic Skills Examination which will enable them to qualify for admission to Level 2 of teacher education programs.  Once a student is accepted to Level 2 of the program they are eligible to become a full Morris Hood Scholar.

Benefits and Services Offer by the Morris Hood and Pre Morris Hood Scholars Programs:

  • Leadership Development
  • Professional Development
  • Wrap Around Advising Services
  • MTTC Testing Support
  • Fellowship & Networking
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Scholarship Assistance

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