Become a Teacher Day

How can you become a teacher? Learn about all that Purdue University has to offer to prepare you for your own classroom at Become a Teacher Day.

Become a Teacher Day 2024

Hear from Interim Dean VanFossen about how those majoring in teacher education are valued at Purdue. Current teacher education students will share their experiences at Purdue University and answer your questions. The event will be packed full of helpful information and fun. 

  • What teaching majors does Purdue offer? 
  • How soon and how often do education students get into K-12 classrooms for real-world experience?
  • What’s it like to be part of a small college on a Big 10 campus?

 Learn the answers to these questions and more. 

April 11, 2024
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: STEW 302-306

Become a teacher and change the world one student at a time. We can’t wait to meet you!



Join us to learn about how you can become a member of the Boilermaker teacher education family.

Location: STEW 302-306

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Registration and Info Fair
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions:
  • Field Experiences
  • Ambassador Panel
  • Specialization Pathways
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Campus Tour
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (Dining Courts)
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Purdue Pete and Boilermaker Special at Beering Fountain