Education

When studying education at Bethany, you will receive:

  • Small classes with high-quality instruction;
  • Faculty and staff who care about student learning;
  • Education faculty who have classroom teaching experience;
  • Collaboration with local school districts that places you in the classroom;
  • In-class experiences working with inservice teachers;
  • Methods classes based on theory and real-life situations.

Courses designed to help confirm your decision about an educational career early in your college education.

Licensure/Certification for current students and alumni

The state of Kansas also allows teaching candidates to pursue licensure in Middle School English, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Please contact your advisor relative to coursework designed to facilitate these endorsements.

For questions regarding current licensure and testing, or for alumni who need forms signed for additional endorsements, or for licensing in another state, please contact the Education Department. In all correspondence, please include your name, Bethany I.D. number (if you know it) and a maiden name, if your name has now changed.

Testing information can also be found on www.ets.org.

Majors

Art Teaching Pre-K-12
Biology Teaching 6-12
Business Education Teaching 6-12
Chemistry Teaching 6-12
Elementary Education Teaching K-6
Elementary Education Non-Teaching K-6
English Teaching 6-12
Health and Physical Education Teaching PreK-12
Mathematics Teaching 6-12
Music: Vocal Music Teaching PreK-12
Music: Instrumental Music Teaching PreK-12
Social Science Teaching 6-12

Concentrations

Coaching

Endorsements

English for Speakers of Other Languages – ESOL K-6
English for Speakers of Other Languages – ESOL 6-12
Physics Endorsement for Teacher Licensure 6-12
Special Ed: Adaptive Special Education Endorsement for Teacher Licensure K-6
Special Ed: Adaptive Special Education Endorsement for Teacher Licensure 6-12
Speech and Theatre 6-12

Resources

DownloadEducation Brochure

DownloadTeacher Handbook

DownloadHEOA Title II

Department Chair

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Department of Education

Office Wallerstedt Learning Center Phone: (785) 227-3380, ext. 8200
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Gail Konzem, M.S.

Chair of Education Department Professor of Elementary Education
Office Department of Education Wallerstedt Learning Center W022 Phone: (785) 227-3380, ext. 8457 Read Biography
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