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Initial Teacher Education Licensure Programs (Undergraduate)

The C&T 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-Level Initial Licensure Programs (GLP)

The C&T Department offers graduate licensure programs in the following areas:
Middle-level (5-8th): Mathematics, Science
Secondary-level (6-12th): Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Space Science, Mathematics, Physics
All levels: Foreign Languages (7 options)

Graduate Options 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

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PPST (Praxis) Exam Notice

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


A complete listing of courses in the Curriculum and Teaching department

Congratulations to Stephen Werninger, Analyst, Information Technology and new Curriculum & Instruction Ph.D. student, who was just named to the 2014-15 class of KU Staff Fellows! https://news.ku.edu/2014/09/24/new-staff-fellows-announced
New Staff Fellows announced | The University of Kansas
New Staff Fellows announced Wed, 09/24/2014 Contact Gavin Young KU Office of Public Affairs 785-864-7100 gaviny@ku.edu LAWRENCE — Provost Jeff Vitter and Associate Vice Provost Mike Rounds have announced the 2014-15 class of Staff Fellows. The program, now in its seventh year, is jointly coordinated…

This year’s freshman class is the most diverse in KU history. #KUSOE http://t.co/5P9zFZaWZd #KUDIfference

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