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Office of Professional Educator Services

Office of Professional Educator Services

The Office of Professional Educator Services (OPES) is committed to helping education majors complete their programs to become certified teachers in a timely and efficient manner. The OPES team is here to assist with admission to teacher education, with prompt and informed advisement for all education majors, with the placement and supervision of all field experiences including student teachers, and with the application process for teacher certification and advanced degrees. We are also dedicated to minority recruitment efforts and to its identified programs that are housed in our office. In addition, the OPES team is working hard to foster positive relationships with our P-12 school district partnerships.

The OPES is located in Gary Ransdell Hall, Room 1092. Our doors are open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. General information is available on a walk-in basis or feel free to schedule an appointment. We may be reached at 270-745-4897. You will find a friendly and helpful staff willing to assist in any way we can. We look forward to hearing from you!


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Education Job Opportunities

Education majors are encouraged to check the link below for current job openings. These school districts have provided this information and are eager for our WKU students to apply. As we receive new notifications, we will add to this list.

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Gary A. Ransdell Hall, Office 1092

1906 College Heights Blvd. #11030,
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1030

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 Last Modified 4/6/21