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Phase I Application Instructions

Application Instructions

Follow these directions to complete the Secondary Phase I application. Deadlines to complete the application and to meet with Dr. Lickteig are November 15 for a spring Phase I and April 15 for a fall Phase I.

  1. Go to 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).
  2. Click on "Click here to activate my account"
  3. Click on "Candidate Applications" and "Phase I Applications"
  4. Student Information section: Click on "Click Here to Enter Student Info" and enter the information.
    Note the following:
    a. For "Phase I Entry Date" put the semester you will take Phase I, not the semester in which you apply
    b. Complete the Placement Preferences by selecting Emporia as each option
    c. Complete the "Teaching Fields" section by selecting your licensure area(s) from the "drop-down" boxes
    d. Once the information is submitted, click "Submit Form," then "Return to Application"
  5. Core General Education GPA section. "Click Here to Enter Core Courses" to start.
    a. You will see the general education courses for students enrolling in college in 2010 and later. If you began college prior to 2010, click on "Click if Requirements Don’t Match."
    b. Click "Submit Form." Course grades will then appear.
    c. For those courses not showing grades, choose the course you took from the drop down selection. Clicking on "Submit Form" will cause the courses to appear.
    d. If you choose "Other," click on "Look Up Classes" to see your course lists. Use the numbers below your course listings to advance to a different page of your list.
    e. From the list, click on "Select" to enter the course. Enter correct general education courses only.
    f. Click on “Return to Application.”
  6. Non-General Education Required courses section. Click on "Click Here to Enter Required Courses." Repeat what you did in #7 for the courses listed.
  7. Review all information so far for accuracy and print what you have.
  8. 100 Hours of Child Advocacy Service. If you need the 100 Hours of Child Advocacy Service forms, get them by clicking on "Click Here for the Form.docx" Then, print and complete the forms. Make sure you have the 100 hours form(s) signed by each supervisor.
  9. Download the "Signature Form," read the statements and add your initials in each box beside the statement as well as your electronic signature and date at the bottom, save the document, and then send it to your advisor to request their signature indicating departmental approval.
  10. Save an electronic copy of the completed application for your records. Also save completed copies of the 100 hours forms, the signature form, and your unofficial transcripts.
  11. Sign up for an admission to Phase I appointment with Dr. Lickteig at Before your scheduled meeting, please email PDFs of your completed application, signature page, 100 hours, and unofficial transcripts to Please visit for complete application instructions.

If you have questions, contact Dr. Amanda Lickteig, Director of Secondary Education, at 620-341-5096.