Become a Teacher, Change a Life!

In partnership with the UMSL Office of Precollegiate Services, the UMSL COE Future Teacher Leadership Academy 2023 is specifically designed to bring high school students a vision for a career in education.

Cohort 1 (first time FTLA attendees):

You will start your day with a college class: Tch Ed 2000 Becoming a Professional Educator. This one credit class will serve to ground you in the education profession, including its diverse career options and programs offered at the College of Education. The second morning session will give you a chance to dialogue with education professionals and fellow students, gain valuable leadership skills and learn what a career in education could mean for you.

Cohort 2 (returning FTLA participants):

You will enroll in Tch Ed 1001, Early Clinical Experience: Community Agency, a one credit class involving active and purposeful early clinical experiences with regional community agencies that support youth and/or families.


In order to be considered for FTLA 2023, please complete the FTLA application.

There is no deadline, so please continue to submit applications.


FTLA 2023 Dates:

June 12-15 & 20-23

Registration Information:


Download information from this page here. For more information contact David A. Stofer, Ed.S. or 314-243-0773.