Serving Our Communities
Centers + Services
We are part of several communities: our geographic communities, our learning communities, our professional communities - and we offer resources to serve your communities or help you shift your career, upgrade your skills or start on a new professional path.
Center for Early Childhood Education
The CECE, located in the Butcher Education Center at 15th and Merchant, strives to provide a high quality early childhood environment for children of ESU students, faculty, and the surrounding community.
Jones Institute for Educational Excellence
JIEE is home to programs aimed at assisting and recruiting educators: - Flint Hills Writing Project - Kansas Future Teacher Academy - Kansas Regional Reading Recovery University Training Center - Great Plains Center for National Teacher Certification - Math Leadership Institute
Kansas Masonic Literacy Center
Masons across the state of Kansas partnered with Emporia State University to create the Kansas Masonic Literary Center on the Emporia State campus. The $4 million gift to establish the KMLC was the largest in ESU history as of 2016. The KMLC opened in 2017.
Office of Field Placement & Licensure
We are here to help you with guidance and information in the areas of licensure, field experience, restricted licensure, student teaching, and coordination of the Family Literacy Program.
The Teachers College Resource Center offers a collection of children’s and young adult literature, professional books, and instructional resources for faculty and students to grow in knowledge about teaching and to plan instructional lessons.
ESU's Testing Center is certified by ETS to deliver ETS-sponsored tests, including TOEFL, Praxis, and many others. The testing facility is secure, using the same secure transmissions.