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 for current students and alumni (to renew or apply for a teaching license.)

Contact KSDE website (ksde.org) for License Applications with instructions, Fingerprint Card Order Form and payment instructions for background checks as well as licensure and Testing Information. Licensure in Kansas will take 6 to 8 weeks to complete.

If you are licensing in another state, please contact that state’s Department of Education website for licensure forms and instructions.

In all correspondence, please include your name, year of graduation, 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.

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


Majors

Art Teaching PreK-12
Biology Teaching 6-12
Business Education Teaching 6-12
Chemistry Teaching 6-12
Elementary Education Teaching K-6
Elementary Education General Studies in Elementary Education
English Teaching 6-12
Health and Physical Education Teaching PreK-12
Mathematics Teaching 6-12
Mathematics Teaching Middle Level
Music: Vocal Music Teaching PreK-12
Music: Instrumental Music Teaching PreK-12
Social Science Teaching 6-12
Social Science Teaching Middle Level


Minor

Coaching


Endorsements

English Language Learner Endorsement for Teacher Licensure K-6
English Language Learner Endorsement for Teacher Licensure 6-12
Physics Endorsement for Teacher Licensure 6-12
High-Incidence Special Education Endorsement for Teacher Licensure K-12
High-Incidence Special Education Endorsement for Teacher Licensure K-6
High-Incidence Special Education Endorsement for Teacher Licensure 6-12
Speech and Theatre 6-12


Resources

DownloadEducation Brochure

Download2016-17 Teacher Ed Handbook-Assessment Manual

Download2015-16 Teacher Ed Handbook-Assessment Manual

DownloadHEOA Title II


LINDA CONLEY

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Administrative Assistant

OFFICE
Wallerstedt Learning Center
Department of Education

PHONE
(785) 227-3380, ext. 8200

EMAIL
conleyl@bethanylb.edu

MARLYSUE HOLMQUIST, PH.D.

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Professor of Elementary Education
Elementary Education Coordinator & Licensure Officer

OFFICE
Wallerstedt Learning Center 23
Department of Education

PHONE
(785) 227-3380, ext. 8297

EMAIL
holmquist@bethanylb.edu

GAIL KONZEM, M.S.

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Chair of the Department of Education
Professor of Elementary Education

OFFICE
Wallerstedt Learning Center 22
Department of Education

PHONE
(785) 227-3380, ext. 8457

EMAIL
konzemg@bethanylb.edu

GRETCHEN NORLAND, M.S.

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Assistant Professor of Secondary Education

OFFICE
Wallerstedt Learning Center 35
Department of Education

PHONE
(785) 227-3380, ext. 8300

EMAIL
norlandg@bethanylb.edu