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Undergraduate initial teacher licensure programs

The department offers teacher education undergraduate programs in the following areas:
Unified Early Childhood (birth-3rd grade)
Elementary (K-6th)
Middle-level (5-8th): Mathematics, Science
Secondary (6-12th): English, Social Studies
All levels: Foreign Languages

Graduate initial licensure programs

The department offers graduate licensure programs in the following areas:
Middle-level (5-8th): Mathematics, Science
Secondary-level (6-12th): Biology, Chemisty, Earth & Space Science, Mathematics, Physics
All levels: seven Foreign Languages

Graduate programs for added endorsements

Licensed teachers may earn an endorsement in an additional teaching area by completing department coursework and a field-based practicum. Graduate endorsements are available in the following areas:

Curriculum & Instruction

Master's and doctoral degrees are offered in Curriculum and Instruction. Students may select an emphasis in Curriculum Studies, Economics Education, Foreign Language Education,  Language Arts/English Education, Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Studies Education, or English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).
Graduate Degrees in Curriculum and Instruction

PPST (Praxis) Exam Notice

 Note: effective Feb. 27, 2014, the PPST is no longer an admissions requirement for any initial licensure programs.

GTA Application
Courses

A complete listing of courses in the Curriculum and Teaching department

Congratulations to Corey Forbes, C&T Alumnus and recipient of the Early Career Research Award at this year's National Association for Research in Science Teaching convention! For more info, go to http://ct.soe.ku.edu/.

KU Professional Development Schools (PDS) Alliance 2013 - 2014 Newsltter http://t.co/6NHOCRUv1O


Why KU
  • Associate professor Diane Nielsen involved in $120 million project to overhaul how reading is taught to children by 2015
  • School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
  • All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
  • Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
  • Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award