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Phase I Application Procedure

Application Procedure

Following these steps will speed up the application process:

  1. Application deadlines are November 15 for a Spring Phase I and April 15 for a Fall Phase I. Apply early to ensure you get the section you need or want (when two sections are available).
  2. Get an unofficial transcript and highlight your core general education courses.
  3. Complete the application form, including obtaining your advisor’s signature at Enter your Emporia State username and password. Click "login". Contact ESU's Help Desk with any questions at 341-5555 (Toll Free: 1-877-341-5555).
    - 3a. Follow these directions.pdf to complete the secondary education Phase I application.
  4. Download and complete the Service Work Documentation Form.docx to document your 100 hours working with children/youth. Review the 100 hour options.docx for examples.
  5. Sign up for an application appointment online at:
  6. Before your scheduled meeting, which will be held face-to-face in Visser Hall 204, compile print copies of your completed application, the signature page with departmental approval, proof of 100 hours with children/youth, and unofficial copies of your transcripts. Bring these four documents with you to your scheduled appointment with Dr. Lickteig. Approved applications will be kept on file in The Teachers College.

Phase I Registration

  1. Students who meet admissions criteria will be enrolled in the three Phase I courses (nine credit hours total) by staff in Secondary Education. Secondary Phase I courses include the following: PY 344, Educational Psychology; ED 333, Principles of Secondary Education; and ED 334, Classroom Management.
  2. Students who have not met all requirements and who have not successfully appealed by the start of the semester must withdraw from the Phase I courses.

Other Information

  1. The Orientation to Secondary Phase I meeting is held the day before classes begin each semester. This orientation is held in Visser Hall 126 at 10:30 am. All students entering Phase I are required to attend.
  2. To be eligible for Phase I, all requirements must be completed, documented, and submitted to Dr. Lickteig before the Orientation to Phase I meeting.
  3. Candidates who will not meet certain requirements before the orientation meeting must complete an appeal to be considered for admission to Phase I. Not all requirements are appeal-able. Appeals are due to Dr. Lickteig one week before the orientation meeting. Late appeals will not be considered. Contact Dr. Lickteig (620-341-5096) for more information about the appeal process.