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MidAmerica Nazarene University
Ottawa University

Do you want to be a person who impacts and transform lives?  MNU prepares dynamic teachers through transformative technology, creative courses, and innovative instructors.  Teacher candidates will learn how to make a difference in students’ lives and prepare them for the 21stCentury. 

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Have you completed a Kansas Teaching Pathway program?  We accept 6 credit hours of coursework from your pathway program.  These 6 hours transfer directly into your major for degree completion! ( )

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Friends University

Friends University provides a top-tier education for students of all ages and denominations. Among Friends’ high-quality undergraduate and graduate academic programs is their Education Major. Friends University is proud to offer education degrees that provide extensive classroom experience before student teaching, classroom management strategies embedded into methods courses and a wide variety of district placements for field experiences. All Friends University K-6, PK-12 and 6-12 teacher licensure programs are approved by the Kansas State Department of Education. Friends strives to equip students to honor God and serve others while offering programs that open pathways to a profession.

Emporia State University

Do you envision yourself leading a classroom of engaged and enthusiastic students? At Emporia State University, you will receive the academic foundation and hands-on experiences needed to successfully begin your teaching career.


We offer a winning combination of nationally-recognized programs and top-notch faculty, all contained in a small, student-focused learning environment. Our students participate in many high impact learning experiences – including extended student teaching, study abroad, student teaching abroad, professional organizations, workshops, conferences, and research – all done in close partnership with faculty.


At ESU, our teacher education graduates emerge ready to effectively teach today’s students from day one.

Fort Hays State University
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The Teacher Education (TE) Department at FHSU is one of the largest undergraduate teacher preparation programs in the state of Kansas, serving over 1200 students through quality programs both on-campus and virtually. Currently, the department offers degrees in Elementary Education (K-6), Early Childhood Unified (Birth to Grade 3), Special Education (K-12) and Secondary Education (7-12).

KNEA Aspiring Educators

Kansas National Education

Association Aspiring Educators

Core Values:

  • Educator Quality

  • Community Engagement

  • Social Justice

  • Political Action

Join more than 1800 Kansas college students from 26 Kansas college and universities working toward their teaching degrees. KNEA AE program provides a network of friends and future colleagues to help you achieve your dream of becoming a teacher.


Kansas NEA offers scholarships.

NEA offers Scholarships.

Legal Services

The NEA Educators Employment Liability Program provides coverage during your university/college approved program.

Leadership Opportunities

KNEA AE provides many leadership opportunities and conferences at the university, state and national level.

Southwestern College
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Southwestern College is a private liberal arts college, founded in 1885 by Methodists in south-central Kansas. Today its Winfield campus is the residential hub that guides students to lives of meaning and service, with well-rounded academic and extra-curricular offerings attracting traditional-aged students from throughout the nation and world. Southwestern College Professional Studies provides options for online students in any location and has been named a top provider for persons serving in the military. The college continues to be affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Oklahoma State University
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People. Passion. Purpose.

Focusing on service and community

With a commitment to diversity and inclusion, we empower leaders who strengthen communities through education, health, human development and more. We enhance lives through innovative research, teaching and engagement.

Kansas Future Teacher Academy
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The Kansas Future Teacher Academy at Emporia State University is open to any high school student completing 9th, 10th, or 11th grade. Since 1989, when the first academy had the honor of receiving the AASCU Christa McAuliffe Showcase for Excellence Award, the Future Teacher Academy at ESU has provided students with the opportunity to learn more about the challenges and rewards of teaching and has become recognized as an established and highly respected training opportunity for students throughout the state of Kansas. Programming includes mini-academies, school partnerships, and an intense five-day academy at Emporia State University in June.