335 East Swensson Street | Lindsborg, Kansas 67456|admissions@bethanylb.edu

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 in-service 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.


Art Teaching PreK-12
Biology Teaching 6-12
Business Education Teaching 6-12
Chemistry Teaching 6-12
Elementary Education 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 


English Language Learner: K-6 & 6-12
High-Incidence Special Education: K-6, 6-12, & Pre K-12

*See the current Teacher Education Handbook for more information.




The Teacher Education Program at Bethany College is approved by the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) and was last accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in 2013. Bethany was the first private college in Kansas to be accredited by NCATE in 1954. The education department is transitioning to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in the accreditation process. Thus, candidates can be assured that teacher education at Bethany meets state and national standards for excellence.

Visit our pages: https://www.bethanylb.edu/about/accreditation/



Fast Facts

DownloadEducation Brochure

DownloadBethany College – Consumer Information

 DownloadStudent Learning Outcomes

Teaching Program Information

Download2017 – 2018 Teacher Ed Handbook-Assessment Manual 

Download2016 – 2017 Teacher Ed Handbook – Assessment Manual

Download2015 – 2016 Teacher Ed Handbook – Assessment Manual

DownloadHistory of Conceptual Framework

Program Completer Information & Reports

DownloadCompleters and Graduates, 2016-17, 2015-16

DownloadLicensure Report 2016 – 2017

DownloadLicensure Report 2015 – 2016

DownloadTitle II Report 2016 – 2017

DownloadTitle II Report 2012 – 2015

Points of Pride

DownloadBethany Education Department 5 Year Goals

DownloadKansas Teachers of Promise – Preservice Teachers

DownloadKansas Horizon Award Program – In-service Teachers

OpenLinkStudent Projects

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