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The Teachers College News

Kansas Teacher of the Year delegation to visit Emporia State

When the 2015 Kansas Teacher of the Year delegation visits Emporia State University this week, half will feel right at home. Of the eight educators, four earned degrees in ESU&...

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Exploration of teaching, education careers offered

Kansas high school students looking toward the future have the opportunity to see whether they want to be among the future generation of teachers, coaches, counselors, education ...

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ESU programs ranked highest in Kansas by U.S. News & World Report

Graduate programs offered by Emporia State University’s Teachers College are tops in Kansas, according to national rankings released today. Emporia State’s online ...

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Recent Events

October 17, 2014

Dr. Diane DeBacker, 2014 ESU Distinguished Alumnus and former Kansas Commissioner of Education, currently serves as senior advisor to the Director General of the Abu Dhabi Education Council. DeBacker gave an overview of K-12 education and the reforms being made in Abu Dhabi.

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March 3, 2014

David Gussak, professor and chair of the art education department at Florida State University and an Emporia State University alumnus, spoke about his experience serving as an art therapist expert witness in the courtroom as well as the role of art therapy in corrections.

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February 19, 2014

Kristina Bramwell, undergraduate elementary education student, discussed her  her experiences teaching in the Marshall Islands.

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January 30, 2014

Eight teachers from around the state visited Emporia State University and shared their expertise with students in The Teachers College as part of the 2014 Kansas Teacher of the Year Program.

During their visit, the delegation presented "The Power of You: Becoming the Decisive Element" three times to different education classes.

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Scholarships for Current Students

August 2014 Lattner Student Teacher Scholarship Application Instructions and Materials


Services for Current Students

Elementary Education Advising Your journey to becoming an elementary teacher is full of fun and exciting challenges. Use this site to help you understand the design of our education program and learn the requirements for program admission and graduation/licensure. more information...
Graduating Students The Winter Commencement Exercise is to be held Saturday, December 14, 2013. more information...
Graduate Programs Current undergraduate students wanting information about ESU's graduate programs can request more information here.
Licensure Programs The Teachers College offers licesure in 22 undergraduate areas and 13 graduate areas. more information...
Non-Traditional Student Services Are you a single parent? Are you married? Are you a student who did not come to college straight from high school? more information...
Project Challenge Project Challenge is designed to increase students' chances for success while in college. more information...
Scholarship Information Incoming and current students of The Teachers College can find information and applications for scholarships from here.
Teacher Work Sample In The Teachers College at ESU, the Teacher Work Sample (TWS) is a required assignment for Phase II student teachers and Block 3 interns.  Faculty is encouraged to use the TWS, in part or in its entirety, in other field experiences or courses. more information...
Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Undergraduate research is an opportunity to experience your field of study beyond the classroom and textbooks.  Perhaps more importantly, it allows you to develop and demonstrate the skills and dispositions most desired by graduate schools, professional programs and employers. more information... 
The Writing Center The Writing Center at Emporia State University promotes writing as a tool for teaching and learning in every discipline and assists writers in preparing for the practical, real-life applications of writing in the workplace as well as in the academic world. more information...

Student Organizations

ESU National Science Teachers Association Student Chapter
Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Club (HPER Club)
Kappa Delta Pi - Iota Chapter (KDP)
Kansas National Education Association Student Program (KNEA-SP)
Mental Health Counseling Student Organization (MENTO)
NafME Collegiate: National Association For Music Education at ESU
Non-Traditional Student Association
Psi Chi (National Honor Society in Psychology)
Psychology Club
Rehabilitation Club (RC)
Student Art Therapy Organization (SATO)
Student Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology