Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
M.S., Western Oregon University Primary Responsibilities: Oversee the Teacher Education and School Counseling Programs With …
Becoming a teacher is a wonderful way to use the gifts that God has given you to inspire young people in life-changing ways. As you study teacher education at Bushnell University, you will gain the skills and knowledge you need to become a highly qualified teacher.
Completion of this program will result in the recommendation to the Teacher Standards & Practices Commission of Oregon (TSPC) for an initial teaching license in early childhood, elementary, middle, or secondary level education.
Students will learn to implement strong classroom management, best teaching practices, well-crafted lesson plans, and useful assessment tools. You will also get a strong understanding of what is expected of teachers and students for state standards and benchmarks. All this takes place amid a liberal arts Christian university where your knowledge is broadened, your faith is deepened, and your ethics are grounded.
Recent graduates of the education program have found careers and opportunities in a range of fields including:
With Professors Kathy Owen and Bill Fritz, we have been studying the experiences and impact of Bushnell University education graduates. Through annual surveys and monthly check-ins, we are learning from the experiences of our teachers. We have also researched licensure requirements for several western states and are assembling resources for public and private schools.
Prerequisites for Teacher Education
Requirements for Teacher Education
Prerequisites for Elementary Teacher Education Concentration
Requirements for Elementary Teacher Concentration
Prerequisites for Secondary Teacher Education Concentration
Requirements for Secondary Teacher Education Concentration
(Required in addition to content endorsement classes)
Endorsement Areas for Teacher Education
Course Requirements for Endorsement Area
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Multiple Subject Elementary Endorsement
Students who have completed approximately 60 semester credits and are ready to begin major classes are required to apply for admission into the School of Education at Bushnell University.