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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
  • 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 and Academic CORE/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 professional educator, applying for certification, and/or rank change in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  We will also assist you in applying for out-of-state certification.

Best wishes in your educational endeavors.



Sam Evans, Dean

Interim Director of the Office of Teacher Services & School Relations

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