Preparing Teachers for Today's Classroom

Teach. Transform. Impact.


Building Resiliency: Trauma-Informed Teaching and Learning


Share Your Story

Share your story or nominate a UIW Teacher Network Alumni. We look forward to hearing from you!

Who We Are

We are the UIW Teacher Network at the University of the Incarnate Word in the Dreeben School of Education. We also serve as a bridge between teacher preparation and the teaching profession offering support to our graduates with an emphasis on the first three years of teaching. We support our graduates during their induction into the teaching profession.

UIW is a Nationally Accredited Program!


The University of the Incarnate Word is a member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP), a national accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Teacher Education Program has been awarded full accreditation by AAQEP through December 31, 2028. Full accreditation acknowledges that a program prepares effective educators who continue to grow as professionals and has demonstrated the commitment and capacity to maintain quality.

Professional Development

Workshops, Events, Professional Organizations


Support, Opportunities, Growth 

UIW Teacher Network Members

Crystal Perez

“As a first-year teacher, I was often overwhelmed with various tasks that teachers need to complete by the end of the day. I can not thank UIW enough for all the support they offered me over the course of my first year or teaching.” 

—  Crystal Perez ’15 BA

Elementary Teacher and 
UIW Texas Teacher Certified 


Where We Are

UIW Alumni are making a difference in Texas classrooms and beyond.

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