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A Message from the Director

fred carterGreetings,

Welcome to the Office of Teacher Services. During your college career as an education major here at WKU, you will have frequent dealings with our staff. We here at the Office of Teacher Services provide a variety of services to assist you in pursuing your goal to become a teacher.

We offer assistance with:

  • Teacher Admission Procedures
  • Secondary Education Advisement K-12, 5-12
  • Placement and Supervision of All Field Experiences and Student Teaching
  • MERR & Teach Grant Information and Assistance
  • International Student Teaching Information and Placement
  • Minority Teacher Recruitment & PPST/Praxis Preparation Workshops
  • Alternative Route to Teacher Certification Programs
  • Teacher Certification

Please take time to carefully review the information provided to you through this web site. The information will assist you with understanding the process of becoming a teacher as well as provide additional information about programs that may be of interest to you. Do not hesitate to contact our staff members for any questions that you may have.

Best wishes in your educational endeavors.


Dr. Fred P. Carter
Director of the Office of Teacher Services & School Relations

 Last Modified 7/25/14