Transfer Academy for Future Teachers (TAFT)


The Alamo Colleges District and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) are partnering to offer a co-enrollment program, the Transfer Academy for Future Teachers (TAFT), to create a seamless educational experience between the institutions for students seeking to become teachers.

It will enroll its first students in Fall 2021.


teacher writing on white board

Benefits of TAFT

  • Co-enrollment at one of the Alamo Colleges working toward an Associate of Arts in Teaching while simultaneously enrolled at UTSA.

  • Selected students are guaranteed admission to UTSA’s College of Education and Human Development (COEHD)

  • Participants will be placed in cohorts and will enroll in courses together.

  • Participation in the summer bridging institute to enhance the success of future teachers transferring to UTSA.

  • Access to services at both UTSA and ACD.

Application Guidelines

  • Students must first apply and receive admission to one of the Alamo Colleges as either a first-time-in-college student applying for admission or as a continuing student.

  • The Alamo Colleges will pre-qualify candidates and provide them with instructions for the TAFT application.

  • The UTSA Admissions office will review applicants and invite qualified students to participate in TAFT.


More Information

Additional program requirements and the application process will be available soon. Please submit an interest form if you would like to receive information about the program as it becomes available.

Complete the Interest Form

For more information, visit UTSA’s website.