Adult and Professional Program in Education

The Adult and Professional Program in Education offers multiple routes toward becoming an educator and obtaining certification. Candidates who would like to pursue an Associate (AA) Degree in Education may do so by participating in online courses.  If a candidate would like to pursue a Bachelor's degree, he or she may obtain certification in Elementary Education while completing a bachelor's degree.All Elementary Education candidates will also complete a secondary or middle school endorsement area. If a candidate has a Bachelor's degree, he or she can pursue a Master's Degree in Education (M.Ed) with certification in either Elementary Education or Secondary Education.  All routes toward certification are provided in an accelerated delivery format. Information and requirements concerning the programs at the graduate level are found in the Graduate section of the catalog.

Upon completion of general education requirements, the Adult and Professional Program in Education requires a full calendar year of coursework plus one complete university semester of full-time student teaching in an approved Idaho public school. In addition, students must complete 145 hours of course specific field experience in an approved public school during the program. Field experience placements are determined by the program. A cohort model is utilized in the program with new cohorts beginning fall and spring semesters.

Director:  Dr. LoriAnn Sanchez, Ph.D.

Faculty:   Jennifer Hill, Tracy Marshall, Shannon Panfilio-Padden, Ryan Roberts, Duane Slemmer